Assessment and Consultation
Contact Dr. Bates to discuss assessment and consultation services including diagnostic assessments and consultation on care for people with eating and body image issues. Dr. Bates uses ongoing assessment to monitor clients progress in treatment.
Dr. Bates' primary activity is providing attentive, specialized psychotherapy for individual adults and for young adults. Dr. Bates is trained in treatment protocols. She finds that using techniques and insights from learning-based psychotherapy models leads to effective care without rigid adherence to a research-based protocol. Individual care is tailored to a clients challenges and goals.
Dr. Bates occasionally offers group psychotherapy for adults with eating and body image issues including relationship-based groups and behavioral change based groups including DBT and ACT-informed groups.
Family sessions are offered in conjunction with individual psychotherapy client care.