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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 many years of experience working with young adults in college counseling centers and in private practice. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University, a Staff Psychologist at Rutgers University, and an intern at The College of New Jersey. Some of the concerns she addresses include academic pressure, imposter syndrome, dissertation procrastination, dating/relationship issues, interview/job search stress, depression, and anxiety.
The Gifted and Profoundly Gifted
While intellectual abilities in the gifted are usually recognizable, the emotional and behavioral characteristics that come along with being gifted are often misunderstood. These characteristics can be challenging and lead to an exacerbation of mental health symptoms or a misdiagnosis. Dr. Kress was a liaison for SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) and has presented workshops for other gifted organizations. She works with gifted and profoundly gifted clients to help them understand their giftedness, modulate emotional intensity and sensitivity, increase self-acceptance, and manage perfectionism.
Spiritual Leaders and Seekers
Dr. Kress has a background in the psychology of spirituality. She provides therapy to spiritual leaders, leaders-in-training, religious scholars, spiritual healers, 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, and spiritual growth.
Parents of Gifted, Twice Exceptional, and Neurodiverse Children
Parenting gifted, 2E, and neurodiverse children can be exceptionally demanding. Dr. Kress works with parents who need support and understanding, especially during times when their children are struggling. She addresses issues such as self-care, anxiety, stress related to school/IEP issues, and healthy family boundaries.

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

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