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  • Even clinicians have problems to solve
    and need someone to talk to.


    Working as a therapist, counselor or coach is rewarding. We see our clients overcome their problems and achieve their goals. But all of us–no matter how many years we’ve been at it– sometimes run into trouble –a client withdraws, grows silent or angry or therapy seems to have stalled. Finding ourselves worried, frustrated, or confused., we know that something’s gone wrong.

    Even therapists need someone to talk to.

    I specialize in helping other therapists, counselors, and coaches, offering clinical and research consultation, supervision, professional guidance, and personal psychotherapy.

    Understanding our prosocial nature forms the foundation of my work as a consultant and clinician.

     My practice integrates a biopsychosocial perspective, mindfulness, and findings from contemporary psychological science in the context of close relationships. This forms the center of happiness and healing — your own, and that of your clients

    Meet Dr. Lynn E. O'Connor, PhD


    With over 25 years of practicing as a psychotherapist, educator, supervisor, consultant, researcher, and writer, (blogging in Psychology Today and Medium) I approach clinical work using a transtheoretical, relational model, within a biopsychosocial and prosocial perspective.

    Informed by contemporary psychological, biological, and social sciences, my practice integrates psychodynamic, cognitive, humanistic and mindfulness approaches. I bring these perspectives to my work with psychotherapists, counselors, and coaches as together we follow their cases.

    Everyone is unique. There is no one “right way” to approach and resolve personal problems, and no one way to handle the difficulties that come up as you work with others. Working collaboratively, we’ll come to better understand the issues and situations you’re facing, the goals you’re most passionate about, and the path ahead –helping you thrive as a successful mental health provider.

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    As a Psychotherapist, Counselor, or Coach, your practice will be more rewarding and successful when you are working with your own Consultant

    *Prosocial behaviors are intended to help other people. Prosocial emotions and actions, characterized by a concern for the rights, feelings, and welfare of other people, are altruistic in intention and aimed to help others. Behaviors that can be described as prosocial include feeling empathy and concern for others –identifying with others’ feelings– and behaving in ways to help or benefit other people.

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