Psychologist specializing in Anxiety & Depression, Parenting and Family Treatment, Substance & Co-Occurring Disorders in Irvine CA.
Whether you are considering therapy for the first time or have extensive experience in therapy, the most important thing is that you are working on yourself. There are many options for treatment and it is important that you choose someone who makes you feel comfortable, safe and empowered. Give Dr. Crawshaw a call for a free consultation to find out if this is a proper fit. If Dr. Crawshaw is unable to accommodate your particular issue or needs, she will try her utmost to find you the most appropriate referral possible. Good luck on your journey into self-discovery!
Anxiety & Depression
Many people suffer from mild or moderate to severe forms of anxiety and depression. In some cases, anxiety and depression occur simultaneously in one person. Dr. Crawshaw will help you understand the origins of your anxiety and/or depression and take control of it. A plan of action will be developed according to your needs and can include collaboration with your psychiatrist.
Parenting & Family Treatment
Sometimes dealing with family issues can be challenging. Dr. Tiffany Crawshaw has extensive experience dealing with overwhelmed parents and family members who struggle to communicate. She also has extensive experience working with troubled teens and welcomes adolescents to therapy. An assessment of the best type of treatment for you and your family can be developed in order to help you to reach your goals.
Substance Abuse & Co-Occurring Disorders
If you or someone you care about is struggling with substance abuse, there is often a mental health condition present as well. This is what is referred to as a “Co-Occurring Disorder” or “Dual Diagnosis.” Typically one issue exacerbates the other and an endless cycle ensues. Dr. Crawshaw has many years of experience working with individuals who have substance abuse issues as well as the mental health disorders that accompany them. Collaboratively, a path to the best type of recovery for your particular situation can be developed.
Women as relational beings, often struggle with issues within themselves as well as with others. Identity, body image, co-dependent relationships, sexual abuse, and substance abuse tend to be some of the problem areas that are common and have unique variables for women. Dr. Crawshaw has spent much of her career working through these issues with women and helping them find a path to healing and empowerment.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Are you overwhelmed by your emotions rather than having control over them? Do you feel out of touch with what you are feeling at times? Tiffany Crawshaw, Psy.D. is trained to utilize Dialectical Behavior Therapy, or, DBT. DBT was developed by Marsha Linehan in 1993 to help individuals suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder. Dr. Crawshaw has found through the years that various tenets of DBT can be applied to many different life problems. In October 2014, research and improvements on Marsha Linehan’s model were released. Dr. Crawshaw is excited to utilize the latest DBT model in her practice. You will learn skills that can help you feel empowered to take control of your life.