Spencer Psychology has an experienced staff of clinicians that have a wide range of expertise on a variety of issues. In addition to our specialty areas in EMDR, trauma, and psychoeducational services, we also commonly work with grief, divorce, couples counseling, work/career problems, parenting support, and personality disorders. If you have a specific issue you would like to address, please contact us to see if we have a clinician on staff skilled in that area of practice. We welcome members of the LGBTQ community, and people of all faiths and belief systems.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a general term that includes several different types of treatment, such as exposure therapy, rational-emotive therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT).
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a highly successful treatment for trauma that uses knowledge from neuroscience to help the brain reprocess traumatic memories.
Animal Assisted Therapy
Animal Assisted Therapy can improve a child’s social, emotional, and even cognitive functioning. They can also be very helpful for a child to see therapy as less threatening, and can help to build rapport necessary for effective treatment.
Play therapy is actually a term that describes a number of different kinds of treatment methods, all using play to help young children communicate with the therapist and resolve issues.
Psychoeducational services include evaluation, consultations and other support services designed to help children, adolescents and older students achieve academic success.
Psychological Evaluations are for clients who have complex symptoms. They include interviews, rating scales, formal psychological testing and sometimes collateral data.