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I am both a child and adolescent psychologist as well as a pediatric nurse practitioner.  I have been working with children, teens, and families for 45 years in a variety of pediatric settings, including 20 years on medical school faculty.

For 25 years, I have worked exclusively with students with medical conditions, physical  symptoms, stress, and/or anxiety, worry and fears.

I have expertise in combining several approaches including medical hypnosis, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), computerized biofeedback, mindfulness, stress management, peak performance (especially sports), relaxation and breath re-training, and self-regulation approaches.

I work very collaboratively with students, exchange some humor, and compare gum bubbles.