Therapy for Adults
Psychiatry is the medical speciality devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental disorders. Dr Pierce is a general adult psychiatrist who can evaluate and treat adults over the age of 18, suffering from mental disorders such as Bipolar Mood Disorder, Depression, Anxiety disorders, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Adult ADHD, Postnatal disorders and Personality disorders
DBT is effective at helping people manage overwhelming emotions. Research shows that DBT can strengthen a person's ability to handle distress without losing control or acting destructively.
Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapeutic treatment that helps patients understand the thoughts and feelings that influence behaviours. CBT is commonly used to treat a wide range of disorders including phobias, depression and anxiety
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR, is a powerful, relatively new, psychotherapy technique which has been very successful in helping people who suffer from trauma, anxiety, panic, disturbing memories, post-traumatic stress and many other emotional problems. This process has been proven very effective with children as well as adults.
EFT is usually a short term (8-20 sessions), structured approach to couples therapy formulated in the early 80's by Drs. Sue Johnson and Les Greenberg.
Imago teaches a way of communicating with your partner about what really matters in your intimate relationships — what you need to feel loved, cared for, connected, and safe. It can help you and your partner to ask for what you need from each other, and to give what you need to each other, to bring you into compassionate and empathic connection.
Individual psychotherapy is a collaborative counselling process that requires the client's willingness to co-operate. The greater your ability to share frankly with your psychotherapist, and be open to change, the greater the results.
Also known as neurofeedback or EEG biofeedback, is an effective method of treatment where a client learns to change his / her own brainwave patterns through a process of auditory feedback.