Dr. Colleen Napleton (she/her) is a clinical psychologist who provides individual therapy to work on current difficulties such as parenting anxieties and stresses, dissatisfaction, life transitions, dating, anger, difficulty saying no or setting boundaries, relationship struggles, and anxiety. She has a subspecialty in infants and toddler development allowing her to help parents of young children. Dr. Napleton also addresses difficulties from one’s past that are impacting the present such as family of origin challenges, not having had the best fit parents for you, patterns that you want to stop repeating with yourself or in relationships-including repeating parenting styles of your own parents, and understanding how the past impacts your current needs and how you get them met.
Dr. Napleton is the Executive Director and Founder of Inner Life Psychological Services and owner of The Center for Balanced Parenthood. Prior to its opening, she worked as a therapist at a therapeutic preschool in Cleveland where she saw young children and adolescents through the outpatient clinic. Dr. Napleton also trained at the Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School at the University of Chicago.