Problems addressed:

  • Anxiety: Social anxiety, workplace stress, uncontrollable worry, panic, dating insecurities
  • Depression: Feelings of hopelessness, self-esteem issues, difficulty sleeping, lack of motivation or interest in things one usually enjoys
  • Relationship Issues: Communication difficulties, conflict in relationships, breakups and divorce, assertiveness, dating 
  • Body Image and Eating Disorders: Negative body image, self-consciousness, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, emotional overeating

Anxiety and Depression: Dr. Woodruff employs empirically-supported treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to treat anxiety disorders (e.g., generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks) and depression. 

Relationship Issues: Dr. Woodruff believes that our relationships, both past and present, greatly influence our psychological health and well-being. Many people seek therapy to address difficulties in current relationships, problematic relationship patterns, and an absence of meaningful relationships in their lives. Dr. Woodruff has extensive training in relational and interpersonal psychotherapy and employs this among other modalities to help clients gain insight into their relational patterns and work toward more fulfilling, effective relationships.  

Body Image and Eating Disorders: Dr. Woodruff has extensive training and advanced expertise in the treatment of body image and eating disorders among children, teenagers, and adults. She is certified in Family Based Therapy (also known as Maudsley Therapy), the only evidence-based treatment for teenagers with eating disorders. She also uses adolescent-focused therapy to help teenagers with eating disorders. Additionally, Dr. Woodruff has expertise in employing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and other evidence-based approaches to treat anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder.