California

  405 Primrose Rd., Ste. 318 Burlingame, CA 94010

  650-200-3602.

  dotjkowal@gmail.com

Dorothy Kowal

Credentials and degrees : 
Degree in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University
Description: 
Ms. Kowal works with teenagers and adults who are going through life transitions and adjustment periods. She offers help identifying obstacles, and offers practical coping, reframing and communication strategies through the use of narrative therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. She also employs mindfulness based therapy techniques along with cognitive behavioral techniques to address hair pulling and skin picking disorders.
Treatment methods: 
Ms. Kowal utilizes narrative therapy techniques as well as mindfulness based therapy techniques along with cognitive behavioral strategies to help individuals find ways to manage these unwanted behaviors. In addition to the actual behaviors, I address issues of anxiety and depression often associated with these behaviors.