Dr. Christopher Dewey is a licensed clinical psychologist at PVD Psychological Associates. He is licensed in Rhode Island and provides online and in-person individual therapy to adolescents and adults. Dr. Dewey's areas of specialization and interest include anxiety, depression, gender affirming therapy, exploring the relationship between masculinity norms and depression, navigating interpersonal struggles, college student mental health, developmental transitions, developing a healthy and authentic identity, and relationship difficulties. He identifies as an integrative therapist, combining components of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), short-term psychodynamic therapy, mindfulness, and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) to meet the unique needs of his clients.
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
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Years of Experience: 1 year
PVD Psychological Associates, Licensed Psychologist, 2021 - Present
Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, PsyD, 2020
Rhode Island: PS01967