Dr. Kanner's practice is focused primarily on adults, although she has successfully treated children as young as five. Her practice has always included a significant percentage of patients in their teens and twenties. She is experienced in helping patients with problems associated with aging parents.
Dr. Kanner's hospital experience brings to her therapeutic approach an awareness of the potential complicating organic problems that can mimic or worsen psychological symptoms. Dr. Kanner has helped patients cope with the psychological stresses of many types of physical disorders, including cancer, leukemia, emphysema, Parkinson's Disease, migraine headaches, back pain, and other chronic-pain conditions.
Often, with patients' permission, she consults with their physicians about any medical problems that may be relevant to their therapy. She has a broad knowledge of psychotropic medications and often consults with psychiatrists and other medical doctors when medications are indicated.