Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Dr. Gowan’s clinical experience has been characterized by a broad diversity of settings and populations. Having had opportunities to provide individual and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults and families has given her exposure to a spectrum of levels of care, presenting concerns, diagnoses, developmental stages, and cultural backgrounds. Dr. Gowan’s areas of clinical focus and expertise include anxiety and mood disorders, grief and bereavement, insomnia, problems related to adjustment and identity development, trauma, family of origin issues and relationship issues. Dr. Gowan embraces an authentic, warm and collaborative style in her therapeutic approach. Her objective is to create a safe, nonjudgmental and supportive space that helps to facilitate growth, insight and healing. Dr. Gowan incorporates a variety of therapeutic modalities into her treatment, including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), stress management & relaxation techniques, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). Dr. Gowan is available to provide services to adult patients.
Dr. Gowan is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. She completed her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a trauma specialization at Lesley University, followed by her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in global mental health at William James College in Newton, MA. She completed her APA internship at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital’s inpatient psychiatric unit and at the Rhode Island College counseling center.