Board-Certified in Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Addiction Psychiatry, Dr. Eric Nicholson provides Accelerated Resolution Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy/Exposure-Based Therapies, for those suffering from Addictions and Psychiatric Disorders including Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, Social Phobia, Panic, Agoraphobia, Tics/TS, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder/OCD-Spectrum Disorders (Emetophobia, Hoarding, Perfectionism), Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (trichotillomania, skin picking), also using Motivational Enhancement, Exposure/Response Prevention, Habit Reversal Training.
Dr. Nicholson will teach motivated parents to be appropriately supportive and encouraging to their children rather than being punitive and/or accommodating maladaptive behaviors, e.g., avoidance behaviors in anxiety disorders and compulsions in OCD, utilizing the Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) protocol and Contingency Management.
Dr. Nicholson spends the time necessary to address his patients' needs. He will spend multiple hours once or more a week (for a flat fee per session) to encourage participation and improve outcomes. He addresses peer-socialization, sleep, exercise, and nutrition. He prescribes ONLY for his own therapy patients. INSURANCE/MEDICAID/HUSKY/MEDICARE NOT ACCEPTED
- License Number: 037825
- License Type: M.D.
- License State: Connecticut
- Experience: 20 years
- Languages: English