Dennis holds a Master’s degree in Psychology and is completing his doctoral dissertation on the topic of competitive anxiety, combat athletes, and sports performance. Moreover, Dennis has been teaching psychology at the college level (graduate and undergraduate) for over 20 years including a variety of psychological subjects, many departments, and highly diversified populations. Dennis incorporates this psychological knowledge and experience into his mental/behavioral health coaching and care counseling. Dennis works with clients that have a variety of mental health needs, including but not limited to, anxiety, depression, executive dysfunction, AD/HD, Learning Differences, Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), etc., and is passionate about helping clients develop individualized compensatory and coping strategies (e.g., cognitive reframing/restructuring, meditation, grounding techniques, relaxation techniques, visualization, reflecting, goal setting, organizational and time-management skills, prioritization) to aid them in achieving emotional, psychological, and behavioral well-being. Dennis is a down-to-earth person who believes in establishing a comfortable and non-judgmental atmosphere where he can attend to every individual. It is Dennis’ personal philosophy that active listening, collaboration with clients, patience, kindness, empathy, and honesty are central to rendering clients successful. In his spare time, Dennis is a life-long martial arts practitioner and former competitive kickboxer and is also an animal lover who is involved in pet rescue and pet fostering.
Kindness begins with the understanding that we all struggle. Charles Glassman