What to expect when working with Dr. Kaufman:
On average, individual clients work with Dr. Kaufman for 3-6 months, meeting weekly or every other week. This time window allows ample space for assessment, skill instruction, skill practice, and skill application. Since the training is highly personalized, the duration can be shorter or longer for certain clients.
The typical process involves 3 phases, which are represented in the acronym ATX.
(1) Assessment - identifying the issue and developing a goal plan to address it
(2) Training - learning and practicing new, more adaptive skills
(3) Execution - applying the newly learned skills in key situations
Dr. Kaufman is a licensed psychologist in Washington, DC and Virginia and is providing teletherapy sessions via video and phone during the coronavirus pandemic.