Psychological treatment can come in many different forms. Choosing the right treatment modality is an important part of the journey. Dr. Stokes is dedicated to meeting the needs of client's seeking mental health services and personal growth.
Many psychological conditions such as anxiety, depression, mood disturbance, and substance abuse are contributing factors in the development of disordered eating behaviors. For some individuals, emotional difficulties may develop secondary to an eating disorder. Psychotherapy provides an opportunity to work collaboratively with a psychologist to identify and address the root contributors that are interfering with the individual's personal development and healthy psychological functioning.
Types of Psychological Services Offered:
Psychological Assessment for Bariatric Surgery
Common Treatment Concerns:
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Binge Eating Disorder
Unspecified Eating Disorder
Body Image Concerns
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
It is recommended that clients first schedule a consultation session to discuss their individualized concerns and needs. During this consultation, Dr. Stokes will work with the individual to evaluate their specific strengths and needs, and to formulate a recommended treatment plan. Ultimately, the goal is to help each client find solutions through better insight into their concerns and interventions that aid them in meeting their full psychological potential.