Dr. Tonja H. Krautter

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Dr. Tonja H. Krautter

Dr. Tonja H. Krautter is a licensed clinical psychologist as well as a licensed clinical social worker. She is highly dedicated to the mental health field, serving persons in need and providing them with the highest standard of care. Her expertise lies with extreme case matters such as eating disorders, self-mutilation, and sexual assault. Professionally, Dr. Krautter has been in the role of clinical supervisor, program director, workshop leader, professor, and author. When not working she devotes her time to her family. She has been happily married for 12 years and has two beautiful sons, ages 5 and 3.

Stories by Dr. Tonja H. Krautter

I hear the question asked frequently: how can I help my (mom, dad, brother, sister, spouse, friend) with their substance abuse problem? Watching the...
In a previous article, I spoke of the law that allows your child to receive special services in his or her school setting due to physical, learning,...
I have worked with children and families for over a decade and the one thing that I’ve found through the years that parents are least...
Through the years, many people have told me that they struggle with asking questions and getting answers from their doctors during a scheduled...
For as long as Sara could remember, she was always self-conscious about her weight. Although one could argue that almost every female in Western...
Bulimia Nervosa is a serious psychiatric illness characterized by persistent binge eating (usually starches and sweets) and then inappropriate weight...
It’s not easy to recover from an eating disorder. In our society, having a certain body image is ideal and desired. Most women strive to...
Sara is a sixteen-year-old girl. Joey is a seventeen-year-old boy. They have been best friends since kindergarten. They do everything together. So it...
When looking back on your childhood, it’s probably easy to remember exactly who the bullies were at your school. Perhaps you were the target of...
Imagine going through your day with a sixty-pound weight on your back. It would make it much harder to get out of bed each morning, get dressed, go...
Before the wave of technology hit our society, the only way teens could interact socially was to make time to “hang out” with each other...
I got the call in the middle of the night. It was my answering service informing me that one of my patients had a plan to kill herself. I was patched...
Angela is a forty-eight year old woman who entered therapy due to her anxiety related to driving a car. The anxiety became so severe that for two...
Rape, also known as sexual assault, is a trauma too frequently endured by individuals in our country. According to Crime Clock calculations (2004),...
My son Tyler was born in the middle of the night after twenty-two hours of intensive labor followed by a C-Section. Despite the physical discomfort...

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