Coral Springs

 

1725 N. University Drive

Suite 350

Coral Springs, FL 33071

Telephone: (954) 227-2700

Fax: (954) 227-2704

Linda Berlin, Psy.D.

&

Psychological Associates

Boca Raton

 

7000 W. Palmetto Park Road

Suite 407

Boca Raton, FL 33433

Telephone: (561) 347-0997

Fax: (561) 347-0996

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I know whether I need a psychiatrist or a therapist or both?

A. In general, a therapist would be well-suited to helping you make this decision. Therefore, it is recommended that you make your initial appointment with a therapist in order to assist you with establishing an appropriate and effective course of treatment.

Q. What is the difference between a Psychiatrist, a Psychologist and a Therapist?

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Q. How do I choose a therapist?

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Q. Do we accept insurance and should you use it?

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Q. Which foreign languages do our clinicians speak?

Q. What hours are you open?

A. Our therapist are available Monday through Saturday, including evenings. Our Psychiatrists are available Monday through Friday, including evenings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Constance Avery-Clark, Ph.D.

Dr. Constance Avery-Clark specializes in the assessment and treatment of sexual and relationship problems as well as depressive, anxiety, panic, post-traumatic stress and impulse control disorders, particularly in women. She treats dysfunctional family systems involving depressed and conduct disordered adolescent girls.  Dr. Avery-Clark also specializes in working with individual clients whose sexual and life identity issues require longer-term, more psychodynamically-oriented psychotherapy. She serves as expert witness and consultant to attorneys and the court in child custody, sexual victimization and sexual deviation cases.  She provides consultative services to organizations on occupational stress management and communications training.

Dr. Avery-Clark has been very active in lecturing nationally on matters of intimacy, sexuality, and women and stress as well as on problems confronting dual-earner couples. Her presentations have included an appearance on the Today Show with Jane Pauley. While at Masters & Johnson Institute, Dr. Avery-Clark specialized in treating and researching problems confronting dual-working couples.  She was also Director of Continuing Education and coordinator for psychological research on contraception. Prior to her employment at Masters & Johnson, she was director of state-wide treatment programs for sexual abuse perpetrators in Missouri.  She has also served as clinical psychologist for the Optifast Weight Management Program, and as employee assistance program director for Northwest Medical Center in Margate, Florida.

Dr. Avery-Clark has been licensed to practice in the state of Florida since 1988.  She is a member of the American Psychological Association, and she is certified as a sex therapist by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists.  Dr. Avery-Clark has been certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Sexology, and as a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties with a Forensic Specialty in Clinical Psychology. She is a board member of the South Florida Society for Trauma-Based Disorders for which she has served as President (2001) and as Broward County Member-at-Large.  She is also a member of the Center for Jungian Studies of South Florida. 

Dr. Avery-Clark received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Southern California in 1980, and her B.A. in psychology and history from Connecticut College in 1975.

Dr. Adams or Dr. Avery-Clark can be reached by email at drs4intimacy@msn.com or by phone at (954) 227-2700 or (561) 347-0997.

You can read more about Drs. Adams and Avery-Clark's services in the Sex Therapy section of our website where you can also read articles written by them, including:

Finding a Sex Therapist

What You Can Expect From Couples Counseling With Drs. Avery-Clark and Dr. Adams.

What You Can Expect From Sex Therapy With Drs. Avery-Clark and Dr. Adams.

Different Desires, Different Interests.

What Makes Relationships Last?

Wired For . . . and Mired In . . . Sex.

 
 
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