"Nobody marries by mistake. People only divorce by mistake."
-Walter E. Brakelmanns, MD
"Problem: A meaning system that interferes with one's preferred direction. Located in the culture. Some-thing unpleasant. Any-thing that affects one in undesirable ways."
-Jeffrey L. Zimmerman & Victoria C. Dickerson "If Problems Talked".
Whether gay, lesbian or straight, intelligence is no guarantee for serenity, fulfillment, or success. When there is a mismatch between what you KNOW and what you DO, the result can be anger, depression, anxiety, and self-loathing.
Smart people come to therapy because they have not succeeded in "fixing" their relationship by trying to think it through. Would you like to connect your brain and your heart? Therapy can help you to build the relationship you both want to be in.
Are you curious why you do the things you do, and why sometimes those things hurt you and hurt others? So am I. People come into therapy with a desire to change, or to understand; sometimes it is to alleviate emotional pain, and sometimes it is simply the need to be listened to. I help clients develop curiosity about the stories that make up their lives. I assist in their search for meaning, helping guide them to make choices that better serve their goals and desires. My work with clients is a joint creative process, and the project is your life!
I am an active therapist, asking questions that can lead to you understanding what keeps you from getting where you want to be. Therapy can put you in a position to decide what is of value to you and what you would like to let go of.
I welcome smart individuals and couples who are ready to get to work. I offer psychotherapy that identifies and explores options and choices around relationship/dating/sexual issues with spouses, intimate partners, friends, family, jobs, yourself, your moods, and the world. The work I do is a specific discipline unlike any other, and I am committed to the results you want.
Tony Davis, LMFT
I offer a complimentary consultation, so, please feel free to ask me any questions you may have about the issues you are looking to discuss. Just give me a call or email me to set up an appointment.