MY SPECIALTIES

OUTPATIENT CLINICAL SERVICES
  • Children, adolescents, and adults

  • Integrated individualized treatment strategies include: 

    • Integrated expert psychopharmacologic intervention

    • Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT)

    • Prolonged Exposure (PE)

    • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) 

    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills

    • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)

    • Mindfulness meditation 

    • Specialist supportive clinical management 

    • Other alternative approaches

  • Family therapy, including Family Based Therapy (FBT)

  • Telepsychiatry options available within South Carolina

EDITED BOOKS 

1.  Brewerton TD (Editor): Clinical Handbook of Eating Disorders: An Integrated Approach, New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2004.

2.  Brewerton TD, Dennis A (Editors): Eating Disorders, Substance Use Disorders and Addictions: Research, Clinical and Treatment Perspectives, Berlin: Springer, 2014.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
  • Forensic psychiatry: child, adolescent, adult

  • Eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, atypical anorexia nervosa, purging disorder, food addiction

  • Mood and anxiety disorders

  • Trauma-related conditions, e.g., PTSD, complex PTSD, dissociative disorders

  • Substance-related and addictive disorders (including Food Addiction)

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) 

  • Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

  • Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID)

  • Medical complications of eating and related psychiatric disorders

  • Complex, treatment-refractory cases

  • Evidence-based psychopharmacologic treatment 

  • Combination therapies for comorbid conditions

PRIMARY AREAS OF INTEREST

1.   Forensic Psychiatry

2.   Eating and Related Disorders

3.   Neuropsychopharmacology, neurobiology, 

4.  Trauma-informed Care and Practice

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