Specialties

Anxiety Disorders

Dr. Spicer uses cognitive-behavioral therapy and exposure to treat adults with anxiety disorders.


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Specializing in the treatment of various types of OCD: intrusive thoughts about harming/aggression, postpartum OCD, religion/morality, perfectionism, responsibility for mistakes, contamination, order & symmetry, sexual acts, and health & body-focused.

Social Anxiety

Through a series of proven techniques you will no longer feel intense anxiety in social settings and will even begin to enjoy social situations.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

We will work at your pace to help you heal and feel safe and connected to others. Your past trauma will no longer preoccupy you day and night, nor adversely affect your behavior.

Panic Disorder

Counseling will teach you how to overcome your terrifying panic attacks and engage in activities that are important to you.

Phobias

Behavioral interventions will help you engage with situations and objects you have been avoiding.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

You will learn to worry less and be able to live with life’s uncertainties.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Counseling will help you to accept your physical appearance.

Hair pulling (Trichotillomania) and Skin-Picking


Emotional Problems

  • Depression & Mood Disorders
  • Eating Issues/Body Image Problems
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Life Transitions

Relational Issues

  • Problems maintaining a successful long-lasting romantic relationship
  • Problems with emotional intimacy/closeness
  • Difficulty finding a romantic relationship
  • Codependency
  • Difficulties Setting Boundaries
  • Trust Issues



Assessments

Adoption Services

Dr. Spicer conducts psychological evaluations for prospective parents as part of the adoption process. These evaluations typically include an interview and personality assessment through a test.

Dr. Spicer is fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian, and enjoys working with adopted children from Russian-speaking countries and their new families as they go through this transition.