Dawn M. Hughes is a clinical and forensic psychologist in New York City who specializes in treatment of anxiety disorders, interpersonal violence and traumatic stress.
Anxiety disorders are problems in living caused by excessive anxiety, such as panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety and social phobia, an extreme discomfort being around other people.
Interpersonal violence is violence inflicted on one person by another, frequently, but not always, a person close to the victim. It includes domestic violence, child sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault, physical child abuse, and crime victimization.
Traumatic stress is the psychological consequence of having experienced an traumatic event and includes problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, questions about the meaning of live, and difficulties relating to others.
Dr. Hughes sees individual adults and couples in psychotherapy. She specializes in traumatic stress, PTSD, anxiety disorders, depression, and the psychological effects of interpersonal violence and other traumatic life events. Her approach is individually tailored to meet client's needs.