Licensed Therapist in Arizona

JASON FIERSTEIN:

Jason Fierstein has over a decade of experience in helping marriages, relationships and families in trouble. His focus is somewhat unique as he specializes in dealing with a variety of marital and domestic issues from the man’s perspective. Men face their own set of societal demands and expectations. More importantly, the male gender has a unique set of emotional and psychological dynamics just like their female counterparts.

Mr. Fierstein offers treatment and counseling for marriages and relationship issues along with a variety of conditions that can cause or complicate this type of difficulty. These conditions include depression, infidelity, addiction, anger management, and interpersonal communication problems. Mr. Fierstein is a graduate of the University of West Georgia and practices in Phoenix, Arizona.

NICOLE BALLES:

Nicole Balles seeks to create a ‘safe and supportive’ relationship with her clients to help better them work through marriage and relationship difficulties. She helps her clients work through marital issues caused by a wide range of issues and in a variety of different therapeutic environments including individual, family, group and couples counseling. Ms. Balles specifically identifies experience and training to work with couples in crisis due to depression, anxiety, physical or emotional trauma, self-esteem, and sexual issues.

Her approach is to be a supportive yet non-judgemental advocate for her clients. She has academic training and clinical experience in a variety of therapeutic techniques including Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness among others. Ms. Bales has an undergraduate degree in psychology from Stanford University an MS in Counseling from the University of Phoenix. Ms. Balles practices in Phoenix, Arizona.

DR. THOMAS J. LEWIS:

Dr. Thomas J. Lewis–known to his patients as ‘Dr. Tom’–practices marriage, couples and family therapy along with mental health counseling from a perspective of religious faith. Along with this theological background, Dr. Lewis has experience in working with a demographically diverse client base.

At the crux of Dr. Lewis’ marriage counseling methodology is the importance of teaching effective dispute resolution, problem-solving, coping techniques and communications skills. Dr. Lewis has experience in dealing with the underlying issues of marital discord including depression, anxiety, self-harm, self-esteem and substance abuse problems. He also provides premarital counseling for couples that are on the road to marriage, as well as counseling for new and expecting parents. Dr. Lewis is a graduate of the Denver Seminary and practices in Phoenix, Arizona.

ERICA GORES:

Erica Gores is a marriage and family therapist with a specialized background in the treatment of trauma issues (EMDR) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Her primary focus as a counselor is to help imbue hope into situations that seem to be without hope. She seeks to serve as an objective yet empathetic coach for her clients as they work through difficult life issues. Ms. Gores identifies her clinical experience as including postpartum depression, generalized depression, anxiety, infidelity, and intimacy issues and grief counseling.

Ms. Gores also provides pre-marital counseling for couples that are in the process of matrimonial planning as well as counseling for expecting parents. Ms. Gores is a graduate of Argosy University and has over seven years of practical experience. She practices in Phoenix, Arizona

LILLAN BORGES ZEIG:

Lillan Borges-Zeig is a marriage, family and relationship therapist with over 18 years of experience and training in a wide range of counseling methodologies. A native of Brazil, Mrs. Borges-Zeig offers therapeutic care for Spanish and Portuguese speakers in addition to English–she is fluent in all three languages. She indicates a specialty in working with clients of Hispanic and/or Latino ancestry. Additionally, she offers a unique skill set for dealing with couples from different ethnic, racial or national backgrounds.

Mrs. Borges-Zeig helps repair broken marriages by dealing with the underlying psychological or emotional issues that have caused the deterioration of love, communication, and intimacy. She has experience in working with couples dealing with depression, anxiety, sexual issues, infidelity, grief, and PTSD. To help clients, she employs a variety of methods including hypnosis therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Meditation and Mindfulness.

Many of her techniques focus on ‘rewiring’ the decision-making process of the subconscious mind in order to facilitate more positive choices in crisis situations. Mrs. Borges-Zeig is a graduate of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – Brazil and practices in Phoenix, Arizona.