Harvey’s clinical experience spanned more than 35 years.  He specializes in working with clients approaching their second stage in life, he offers a unique approach and understanding utilizing a wide range of therapeutic techniques and approaches teaching his clients how to work through difficult situations.  His philosophy is that life can be seen as a series of events that invite transformation from where we’ve been to where we want to be as our true selves.

Harvey offers a wide range of approaches to help empower each person to become the agent of their own change, rather than the victim of circumstances. Harvey uses specific problem solving or cognitive behavioral techniques including gentle movement and breathing into the therapeutic session.  He specializes in working with clients with life transitions and aging issues relevant to the 50+ population and their extended families.

Harvey has been with Emmaus since 2013 and works with adults and couples via Virtual Therapy. He is both a Licensed therapist and Geriatric Mental Health Specialist in the state of Washington and holds Masters degrees in both Social Work and Gerontology from the University of Southern California, CA.

Areas of Focus

  • Aging Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Advanced Terminal Illness
  • Agoraphobia
  • Bereavement & Grief
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Caregiver Support
  • Co-occurring Medical Problems/Pain Management
  • Dementia (Alzheimer’s and other)
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Men’s Issues
  • Physically Impaired Patients
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Co-occurring Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders
  • Women’s Issues

Additional Certification

  • RYT500: Registered Yoga Teacher