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Dr. Kress’ approach to therapy is engaging and collaborate. She integrates trauma-informed psychotherapy with mindful self-compassion.

Issues that Dr. Kress provides therapy for include: anxiety, depression, trauma, self-esteem issues, stress reduction, relationship difficulties, academic pressure, career issues, fertility and family planning, and spiritual issues.

Dr. Kress works with the following groups:

Students and Young Adults
Dr. Kress has a great deal of experience working with young adults and providing training for mental health professionals on the emotional needs of Millennials. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University, a Staff Psychologist at Rutgers University, and an intern at The College of New Jersey. She continues to work with many undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and seminarians. Many of the concerns that she addresses include academic pressure, imposter syndrome, dissertation procrastination, dating and relationship issues, anxiety related to General Exams, interview and job search stress, depression, and general anxiety. Dr. Kress’ office is conveniently located across the street from Princeton University.
The Gifted and Profoundly Gifted
Although most people recognize intellectual abilities in gifted individuals, they are usually not aware of the emotional and behavioral characteristics that come along with being gifted. These characteristics can be challenging when they are not fully understood and integrated into a healthy acceptance of the self. Dr. Kress has presented and written articles on the emotional intensity and sensitivities that are typical for gifted individuals. She is also a liaison for the organization SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted). She works with gifted and profoundly gifted clients to help them understand their giftedness, modulate their emotional intensity, manage perfectionism, reduce feelings of isolation, manage over-thinking, and find greater self-acceptance and fulfillment.
Spiritual Leaders and Seekers
Dr. Kress has provided training seminars to mental health professionals on the topic of integrating spirituality into psychotherapeutic treatment. In her private practice, she provides therapy to many spiritual leaders, leaders-in-training, religious scholars, healers, life coaches, and spiritual seekers. Some of the concerns she addresses include self-care, being an empath, work/life balance, boundaries, spiritual conflicts, accessing intuition, personal healing, spiritual growth, and personal empowerment.
Due to the nature of their work, many entrepreneurs experience higher highs and lower lows. Dr. Kress works with entrepreneurs who are interested in improving their ability to regulate their emotions, manage stress, and bounce back from setbacks. She addresses issues such as mindset, self-confidence, motivation, self-care, burnout prevention, family planning, and work/life balance.

Fees & Insurance

Dr. Kress participates in the Princeton Student Health Plan. While she does not accept insurance for non-students, Dr. Kress will provide you with invoices that you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. Please call your insurance company for information about out-of-network benefits first.

Office location

Dr. Kress’ office is conveniently located within walking distance from Princeton University in downtown Princeton, NJ. She currently provides only teletherapy appointments.

Office Location

16 Vandeventer Ave #1
Princeton, NJ 08542

Mailing Address

174 Nassau Street #219
Princeton, NJ 08542