Individual, Family, Couples and Hypnotherapy
I bring to your life over thirty years’ postgraduate experience in varied settings and with many populations. My greatest joy in life is to see my clients make strides through crisis and beyond – to coping better, feeling better, and with a new understanding and skill set. My training and experience is in a variety of modalities, from cognitive behavioral therapy, to behavior modification, to family systems therapy, to hypnotherapy and energy psychology strategies.
Service OverviewSpecialties: Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Difficulties, Anger Management, Attention Deficit, Chronic Pain, Emotion Regulation, Grief-Loss, Insomnia-Sleep Problems, Life Transitions, Low Self-Esteem, Parenting Challenges, Trauma & PTSD, Motivation Problems, Stress Management, Socio-Cultural ConcernsThis refers to the top specialities or issues with which the provider has expertise. Some providers work with other issues as well, but the ones noted here represent their particular strengths. See our page on Common Psychological Challenges to learn more about different types of specialties.Services: Individual Counseling, Couples Counseling, Family Counseling, Group CounselingGoals Addressed: Manage Anger, Lower Anxiety-Feel Calmer, Improve Focus & Concentration, Cope with Chronic Pain, Improve Mood & Energy, Balance Emotions, Work through Loss, Improve Social Skills, Adjust to Life Changes, Improve Parenting Skills-Support, Resolve Impacts of Trauma, Stress Management Tools, Develop Fit & Healthy LifestyleAge Groups Served: Children (0-12), Teens (13-18), Adults, Elders
Philosophy & ApproachTheoretical Orientation(s)Cultural Expertise: Elders, Young Adults-College Students, Disabled Persons, Chronic Health Conditions, Parenting, Blended-Unconventional Families, Women`s Issues, VeteransLanguage: English, GermanProvider Character Strengths: Approachabilty, Curiosity-Open-Mindedness, Love of Learning, Patience, Social IntelligenceThis is based on the research done by the 'Via Institute on Character' (VIA = Values in Action), a think tank led by Martin Seligman, PhD., founder of "Positive Psychology". Providers in our directory can list what they feel are their top 4 character strengths, in order to help prospective clients gauge their compatibility. Research has shown that 'Professional-Client' rapport is a significant factor impacting outcomes of psychological services. You can learn more about signature strengths here: Identify Your Strengths.
FinancesCost Per Session: $125Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Carefirst, Ceridian, Cigna, Health Net, Magellan, Medicaid, Medicare, MultiPlan, TRICARE, United Health, ValueOptions, Out of Network CoverageMethods of Payment: Cash, Check, Credit CardsSliding Scale: No
CredentialsLicense/Certification: LCSW-C, MSWEducation: University of Maryland - MSW, NGH, IACT, ACSW, Institute of Medical Hypnosis, Phoenix, AZ, 1992-1995 plus ten years supervised training, Completed Certification Course for Energy PsychologyYears in Practice: 30Additional Info: http://www.gweissert.com/about-me/
Office DetailsBusiness Hours: Monday + Thursday: 8am - 5pm, Tuesday + Wednesday: 8am - 9pmWeekend Appointments: No
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