KIRBY TEPPER, LMFT is a licensed psychotherapist with unique listening skills and a gentle talk therapy style. With many years of mental health experience, Kirby Tepper tries to discern his clients’ mental health needs. Kirby prefers not to sit quietly and stare blankly at clients during therapy sessions, but instead asks many questions that aid in getting the answers that can start a healing conversation.
Kirby’s years of experience as a mental health practitioner have helped many people understand and cope with codependency or enmeshment in relationships. He helps people with low self-esteem to learn to love themselves and find self-confidence. Additionally, Kirby provides counseling for loss, grief, and trauma. He prefers focusing on solutions rather than re-stating the mental health issue, anxiety, or depression week after week. He has aided many families to find solutions for unresolved family issues. Kirby’s experience in relationships counseling facilitates improved communication with spouses and partners, co-workers and family.
When it comes to men’s mental health, the cliche often holds that men don’t open up easily, and prefer to be analytical. They may feel they need a mental health expert in men’s mental health. Kirby’s experience working in mental health has led to developing unique listening skills that help men develop a vocabulary for their feelings. Men feel at ease when opening up to him. Being Type-1 diabetic, Kirby recognizes the importance of the interplay between physical and emotional health. He helps men identify mental health issues that can affect physical health, societal and cultural expectations of body image, or other men’s issues like erectile dysfunction and intimacy issues. Treating the totality of issues that impact mental health — is essential to men’s self-esteem.
Kirby Tepper’s psychotherapy practice has led him to facilitate seminars all over the country in interpersonal communication techniques helping people overcome their fear of public speaking. Social anxiety is only one aspect that impacts career goals, interpersonal and family relationship communication. His day-long seminars have helped individuals verbally communicate about their work for professional development. The acquired skills assist people to develop friends and business relationships. Clients who experience professional and mental health issues around their career goals usually benefit from improved communication skills.
It’s essential to Kirby that seminar attendees and mental health clients learn how to meet people at business events and parties through improved networking and authentic communication skills. Working with lawyers, writers, doctors, and other professionals, Kirby Tepper works to enable growth in self-esteem, promoting career transitions, improving business communication, and creating satisfying personal and professional relationships.
Kirby strives to be a kind and caring psychotherapist with a non-judgmental personality, whose aim is to help clients work through their mental health issues and to feel better – mentally, emotionally and physically.