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With 30 years of experience, Dr. Rappaport provides assistance with various issues such as:

◊ Child related behavioral difficulties, toileting and incontinence, sleep, ADHD, Aspergers, Tourette Syndrome, Trichtillomania, OCD, Bipolar Disorder, sibling rivalry, school difficulties and IEP assistance, social adjustment, chronic illness and preparation for surgery, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and adjustment to divorce.

◊ Adolescent depression, OCD, anxiety and Bipolar Disorder, social difficulties, eating disorders, alcohol and substance abuse, stress management, academic issues, college preparation, life transitions and family therapy.

◊ Marital adjustment, communication, parenting, pre-marital counseling, infidelity, peaceful divorce counseling, child custody issues, stepfamily and blended family issues, loss of a partner.

◊ Individual counseling, depression, anxiety and Bipolar Disorder, infertility, postpartum depression, chronic illness, pain management, grief and loss, life transitions, career coach.

Grief counseling, including loss of a child, sibling, partner, parent or friend. Couple and family counseling as it relates to grief and loss, including traumatic loss, violent loss and suicide. School and community presentations on loss, including "compassionate classroom" and "compassionate workplace" programs, on behalf of the Jenna Druck Foundation.

ADHD evaluation and treatment. Dr. Rappaport is the Co-Director and Co-Founder of the ADHD Center for Success. Through the Center, Dr. Rappaport provides: comprehensive ADHD evaluations, follow-up testing to evaluate medication effectiveness, Individual and Family Counseling, Social Skills Training, Organizational/Academic Skills Building, Parent Education, Parent Support Groups, School Consultation, IEP and 504 Support and Assistance. Ongoing support and education, and collaboration with schools and healthcare providers is a key component of her evaluations. Dr. Rappaport is also available for community education on ADHD.

CBIT for Tourette Syndrome. Dr. Rappaport works with both children and adults, teaching them how to control their tics using the Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics program developed in conjuntion with the TSA. A similar protocol is also used to treat Trichtillomania.

◊ Other Clinical Services Offered: Dr. Rappaport currently has a Registered Psychological Assistant, Dr. Mary DeWitt, who is available to see patients.  As a Registered Psychological Assistant, under the supervision of Dr. Lori Rappaport, Dr. DeWitt offers patients excellent services at a reduced fee ($150 her session), as well as a sliding scale option based on financial need. Dr. DeWitt is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology at California Southern University, and is completing both her doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship under the supervision of Dr. Rappaport.

Dr. DeWitt brings a diverse range of professional experience, encompassing a blend of both clinical mental health counseling and an expertise in educational issues. Her experience and clinical training in primarily evidence-based therapies is a popular treatment option for a variety of common issues in individuals, couples, and families. A central focus of her clinical work involves children, adolescents, and young adults who may be suffering from symptoms related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and deficits in executive functioning skills, as well as anxiety and depression.  She can be reached directly at (858)-208-3680 or drmarydewitt@gmail.com.

Dr. DeWitt’s areas of focus include: Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression Executive Functioning Skills Coaching/Training (Organizational Support, Time Management, Impulse Control Training, Affect Regulation Skills, Social Skills Support) Hypnotherapy and Mindfulness techniqueswComprehensive Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder including Hoarding BehaviorswStress Managementw Career Assessments & Counseling Grief, Loss and Bereavement Solution-Focused Family Therapy.

 

 


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