Clinical & Addiction Psychology
Dr. O’Hara works with individuals who have affective and bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, attention-deficit disorder, psychotic disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. O’Hara also works with all forms addictive processes including alcohol, drugs, sex and pathological gambling.
Dr. O’Hara utilizes cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and existential therapeutic approaches to help individuals overcome these treatable conditions. By working closely with psychiatrists and other mental health professionals nationally and internationally, with over 30 years of colleagues and networking Dr. O’Hara is able to help people access the specific treatment services they require and has numerous resources for the finest medical and crisis intervention in the country.
Clinical Hypnosis and Guide Imagery
The conscious and unconscious mind are powerful forces with the capacity to change, learn, and re-learn many self-preserving cognitions and behaviors. This can help people evolve and live healthy, more meaningful lives.
Dr. O’Hara is certified in clinical hypnosis and works with individuals to overcome nicotine addiction and weight reduction. He also assists patients to achieve stress reduction and relaxation. Dr. O’Hara helps individuals recovering from and in remission from significant health problems including heart disease, cancer, and AIDS using hypnosis and guided imagery in the process of physical body healing, stress reduction and pursuing mental and physical health. Dr. O’Hara utilizes Clinical Hypnosis to help athletes stay “In The Zone” and overcome “Performance Anxiety.”
Dr. O’Hara provides eTherapy for patients and clients who are unable to attend in-office appointments due to scheduling difficulties or for patients and clients who live in different states or countries. Dr. O’Hara utilizes encrypted servers to ensure confidentiality and security. eTherapy is provided based on the clients psychological needs and suitability.