Alan Joel Stern
My aim is to provide a safe space where I can listen attentively to your concerns and help you explore your feelings,fantasies and thoughts in as honest a way as possible. I want to establish a connection,and together,utilize that relationship to provide you with deeper insight,a greater sense of inner peace, and concrete steps toward a more fulfilling life. The integration of a psychoanalytic approach with mindfulness helps in many areas and is especially effective in making progress with problems of self perception,self absorption and self esteem.
I draw on many years of experience as a therapist.I am a Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst and Faculty with the Psychoanalytic Center of the Carolinas.I have served as Director of the UNC-Duke Psychoanalytic Education Program. I have studied mindfulness intensively at the Duke Center for Integrative Medicine.
I get a lot of satisfaction from working as empathically as I can with people in some distress who want help. An office on an old mill site in the woods seems to lend a hand to our joint efforts.
- Cost per Session: $180 - $120
- Sliding Scale: Yes
- Certificate: American Board of Psychoanalysis / Adult Psychoanalysis
- Certificate Date: 2017
- Relationship Issues
- Self Esteem
- Life Transitions
- Narcissistic Personality
- Mood Disorders
- Personality Disorders
- Elders (65+)
Types of Therapy
- Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
- Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)