Areas of Treatment

Dr. Porter takes pride in providing the best treatment for her patients. You can expect support in achieving your goals, resolving your conflicts, being understood, and enhancing a sense of well being. She has a background in treating substance abuse disorders, severe emotional disturbances, psychotic spectrum disorders, mood disorders, and interpersonal problems. Below is a list of treatment areas with some examples provided.

Mood Disorders:

Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Psychotic Spectrum Disorders:

Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Delusional Disorder

Substance Abuse Disorders:

Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Alcohol and Drug Dependence, Polysubstance Dependence

Behavior Disorders:

Acting out, defiance, sudden changes in academic or home performance, impulse control issues

Relationship Difficulties:

Conflicts with peers, marital difficulties, problems with employers, difficulty communicating

Transition and Stage-of-life Problems:

Retirement, change in marital status, caring for the aging parent(s)

Cognitive and Emotional Assessment/Psychological Testing:

Learning disorders, ADD/ADHD, personality functioning

For more information about any of the above mentioned areas of treatment, please visit the following resource links:

American Psychological Association
National Institute of Mental Health

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