Mental Health Services
Dr. Harte uses a variety of evidence-based psychotherapy treatment services, to help clients learn effective psychological tools and skills to improve their lives. The majority of interventions involve Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which is an empirically supported treatment that focuses on modifying problematic thoughts and behaviors that contribute to and/or maintain emotional and behavioral problems like depression, anxiety, addiction, and other mental and behavioral health conditions. Treatments are goal directed, and solution focused. Progress is measured objectively at each visit. This provides you and Dr. Harte with useful feedback so that services can be adjusted to best meet your needs.
Dr. Harte offers assessment and treatment services for the following mental health conditions:
Dr. Harte treats a variety of depressive disorders including Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymia, Seasonal Affective Disorder, and Postpartum Depression. As many as 22 million Americans experience depression each year. Learn how to effectively manage these symptoms and feel better now. Read more about Depression Management services.
Approximately 2.6% of the US population is diagnosed with a bipolar disorder each year, including Bipolar I, Bipolar II, and Cyclothymic Disorder. Living with Bipolar Disorder can often feel like living on an emotional rollercoaster. Stop this cycle and feel better now. Read more about Bipolar Treatment services.
Panic attacks are a sudden surge of overwhelming fear. Your heart pounds, you sweat, and you can't breath. You may even feel like you are dying, losing control, or going crazy. The good news is that these sensations are completely safe. Moreover, panic attacks are highly responsive to psychological treatment. Read more about Panic Disorder treatment services.
Are you fearful of being in crowded places? Do you get extremely nervous being in places where it may be hard to leave, such as an elevator or plane? You may be one of the 3 million Americans each year who are diagnosed with Agoraphobia. Regain your confidence and live your life without restriction now. Read more about Agoraphobia treatment services.
Are you fearful of social or performance situations? Do you expect to feel embarrassed, judged, rejected, or negatively evaluated? Are you always afraid of offending others? You may be experiencing social anxiety, a very common anxiety condition. Learn how to manage these fears and live without inhibition. Read more about Social Anxiety treatment services.
OCD is a condition in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over. This can lead to significant disruption in one relationships and work performance. Free yourself of these patterns and reclaim your life. Read more about OCD treatment services.
Phobias are the most prevalent anxiety disorder. Specific phobias are an intense, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. Common phobias include fear of closed-in places, heights, flying, driving, dogs, spiders, and blood, needles, and injections. Thankfully, phobias are highly responive to psychological treatment. Read more about Phobia treatment services.
Do you have persistent, excessive, and unrealistic worry about everyday things? Do you typically expect the worst even when there is no apparent reason for concern? People with GAD anticipate disaster and may be overly concerned about money, health, family, work, or other issues. Read more about my Anxiety & Worry treatment services.
PTSD can occur after you have experienced a traumatic event. During a traumatic event most people feel extremely afraid, horrified, and helpless. If, after experiencing a traumatic event, your reactions don't go away over time and they significantly disrupt your life, you may have PTSD. Read more about my PTSD treatment services.
Adjustment reactions are a group of symptoms, such as stress, feeling sad or hopeless, and physical symptoms that can occur after you go through a stressful life event. The symptoms occur because you are having a hard time coping. If this sounds like something that you are going through.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)/ADD
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Learn better ways of organizing your life, staying on track, and accomplishinng your daily tasks. Read more about my ADHD treatment services.
Impulse Control Conditions
Sex addiction, is a state characterized by compulsive engagement in sexual activity, despite negative consequences. Sex addiction typically entails frequent involvement with sexual intercourse, but may also include pornography addiction and compulsive masturbation.
If you are struggling with sex addition, you are not alone.
Anger is a normal and healthy emotion — but it's important to express it in an appropriate way. Uncontrolled anger can take a toll on both your health and your relationships. The goal of anger management is to reduce your emotional and physiological responses that anger causes. An additional goal is to help you direct your anger in constructive ways.