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We all experience a wide range of challenging issues and situations over the course of life. How do you decide when you need assistance with symptoms such as anxiety, irritability, low mood, and
poor concentration?

Why see a psychologist?

Perhaps there are issues you are facing at work or in relationships and you question whether you could use some professional help? It is your choice to take an active role in improving health and understanding or creating a change in your life. As soon as you identify a need for assistance, Dr. Virginia Ayres is there to walk down the path with you, offering evidence-based treatment such as Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

If your family doctor currently prescribes mental health medication but you wonder whether taking the time to sort out your concerns would help, Dr. Ayres can assist you by collaborating with them or other professionals involved in your care.

Individual Therapy

The nature of psychological services provided to you will depend on your needs. Your treatment with Dr. Ayres will involve a collaborative effort. Together we will work on your most important concerns. Learn more

Consultation and Training

Dr. Ayres teaches, supervises, and consults with many established clinicians and psychiatry/psychology interns. For over 15 years, Dr. Ayres has taught the interpersonal psychotherapy seminar to psychiatry residents at Case Western Reserve University. Learn more

About Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

Dr. Ayres works with clients using several different well-studied and effective psychotherapy treatments. Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) is a particular area of expertise and is useful in addressing many mental health concerns. Learn more

Dr. Ayres has been practicing as a psychologist for over 20 years with individuals, couples, and groups. Assessment, consultation, and training also available.