Michael R. Bridges, PhD, Psychologist in Philadelphia
Dr. Michael R. Bridges is a licensed psychologist and former associate professor & director of psychological services at Temple University. He was also an assistant professor & director of an inpatient Dialectical Behavior Unit at UNC-Chapel Hill & an adjunct professor in Family & Couples Therapy at Jefferson University. He has done research & published in professional journals on how people resolve painful issues in therapy related to attachment injuries in their past such as betrayals in relationships and childhood trauma. He is sought out by other psychotherapists for supervision and consultation. He is also the therapist that other therapists turn to for therapy.
Dr. Bridges maintains a clinical practice for couples and individuals for issues related to depression, anxiety disorder, traumatic abuse, social phobia, couples caught in power struggles, and resolving grief and relational trauma. Dr. Bridges will provide a free 1/2 hour consultation via phone or Skype.
Dr. Bridges has presented at both national and international conferences on topics as diverse as the treatment and assessment of severe personality disorders to the subtle emotional expressions that predict marital discord and divorce. He has practiced, taught, supervised & conducted research on the practice of psychotherapy for over 24 years.
Call or Email Michael R. Bridges for a free consultation now - (215) 515-4475

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: University of Wyoming
  • Year Graduated: 1992
  • License No. and State: PS009321l Pennsylvania

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $80 - $170
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Specialties

  • Mood Disorders
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Trauma and PTSD

Issues

  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Injuries
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Attachment-based
  • Bioenergetic Analysis
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2016
Michael R. Bridges, PhD, Psychologist in Philadelphia

Michael R. Bridges

Psychologist, PhD