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Penny Kruger, LCSW

Office: DBT Associates of Austin
8500 North Mopac Expressway
Suite 402
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: (512) 848-9430
Cell Phone: (512) 848-9430
E-mail:
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Web Site: DBTAssociatesofAustin.com
Profession: Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Coaching
Consultation Services to Employers
Professional Presentations/Trainings
Supervision
DBT Case Consultation
Practice Description: I have been in practice for over 20 years treating men and women who are struggling with impulsive behavior patterns. My experience has included many specialty issues, including anger management, self injury, sexual compulsivity, and binge/purge behavior.
The work I have done in these areas has shaped me in many ways. My practice has become much more "skill based" over the years. I have learned that most of my clients want me to take an active role in their treatment. I teach the skills that we ALL need to manage the delicate balance of acceptance and change in our lives. People already possess many resilient qualities, and these skills are meant to build on the strengths that we already possess. We can not change our biological temperaments, but we can certainly learn skills that will help us to feel like a "better fit" with our lives.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Bipolar Disorder
Personality Disorders
Impulse Control Disorders
Addictions
ADHD
Adjustment Disorder
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Anger Management
Anxiety Disorders/Phobias
Co-dependency
Depression
Domestic Violence
Grief/Loss
Impaired Professionals
OCD
Personal Growth
PTSD
Relationship Issues
Self-esteem
Stress Management
Women's Issues
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Age Specialties: Adults
Session Formats: Individual
Family
Group
Treatment Approaches: Behavioral
Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Feminist
Gestalt
Interpersonal
Narrative
Object Relations
Person-Centered
Psychodynamic
Psychoeducational
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Additional Demographic Expertise: Jewish
Women/Feminist
Education: MSW, Tulane University, 1994

BS in Psychology
Louisiana State University, 1991
License #: 35324
License State: Texas
Additional Licenses/ Certifications: Intensively Trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy
LCSW Supervisior
Professional Affiliations:
NASW
ACSW
Accepted Insurance: Seton Health Plan
 

Penny Kruger, LCSW, Therapist in Austin

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Years in Practice:  Over 20
Gender:  Female
Prescribe Medication:  No
Wheelchair Accessible:  Yes
Public Transportation:  Yes

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