Dr. Benjie Stern, PhD,
Dr. Stern is an expert in the treatment children, adolescents, and adults with emotion regulation difficulties, anxiety, social skill difficulties, depression/mood disorders, trauma, OCD, ADHD, disruptive behavior, executive functioning difficulties, anger management, and parenting training. Dr. Stern is passionate about disseminating evidence-based treatments, offering individual therapy using Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Dr. Stern develops highly supportive, compassionate, and collaborative relationships with clients and makes sure to tailor treatment to the individual’s specific difficulties and preferences. These treatments are designed to empower clients with effective coping skills by teaching them how to change the patterns in thinking, behavior or emotional responding that cause distress so they can improve the quality of their lives. The counseling process is structured and time-limited and helps the client feel better as quickly as possible by helping them solve current problems.