Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent, Geriatric
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Dr. Kauffman provides an integrative and relational approach to therapy tailored to the individual and the problem(s) presenting. She treats adolescents, adults, couples, and families with complex diagnoses in a collaborative, client-centered manner. She utilizes a variety of clinical approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, and exposure and response prevention therapy. Dr. Kauffman is also a yoga teacher and weaves contemplative practices and breathing techniques into treatment when appropriate.
Dr. Kauffman received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Connecticut and her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from William James College. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Integrated Center for Child Development where she provided psychological testing, individual and group therapy for children, adolescents, adults, and families. Dr. Kauffman completed predoctoral training at the Gifford School where she conducting individual and group therapy to adolescents, as well as Bridgewater State University’s Counseling Center providing therapy to college students. She completed her predoctoral internships at Y.O.U., Inc. thereafter where she provided individual and family therapy to children and adults followed by the Lighthouse School providing school-based assessment, individual and group therapy to adolescents and young adults.