Dr. Smith has been a licensed clinical psychologist since 1997. He brings a solid grounding of traditional psychotherapeutic practices, including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and family systems therapies. He combines these with an exploration of Buddhist philosophy and meditative practices to assist people in achieving a stronger sense of peace and well-being along their life path.
Dr. Smith has particular focus helping people with anxiety and depression, work stress, family/marital conflict, chronic pain and other mind/body conditions. He also does testing for and treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In addition, he has a solid understanding of psychiatric medications and can help you to work with your prescribing doctor to maximize the benefit of these medications.
Dr. Smith graduated from the California School of Professional Psychology in 1995. He brings specialized training and extensive experience in substance use disorders, health psychology, and psychopharmacology.