Together we will build awareness and understanding of your experiences. We will identify how thoughts, feeling, and behaviors influence each other and gain tools to foster growth and wellness.
Trained in evidenced-based techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy and acceptance commitment therapy. The therapeutic relationship will be approached with genuine compassion, empathy, and curiosity to understand your unique experiences.
We will work work to identify and understand the roots of your issues and build the skills set to actively work toward getting you on the path toward the life and relationships you want to have.
I am an AASECT certified sex therapist, Gottman level 2 and EMDR trained. With couples, I do an intensive assessment to identify therapeutic needs/inform treatment recommendations. I combine talk therapy with experiential exercises and Homework.
identify your values, your helpful and unhelpful coping patterns, and talk through difficult thoughts and feelings. We'll then work through techniques that will help you cope with these thoughts & feelings when they arise.
I'm not your traditional talk therapist. Many of my interventions come from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I use analogies, assign homework, (gently) challenge clients, and provide actionable steps to get you where you'd like to be.
Collaborate on developing greater insight and awareness of what is concerning you so that you can have more clarity on how to make the changes you seek.
My foundation is in psychodynamic and relational therapy and I can draw upon other approaches (e.g., CBT, emotion-focused approaches) depending on what the client is needing. I strive to be flexible and adaptive to what clients are needing.
I assist clients in overcoming their psychological barriers and to experience joy in their lives. We do this by learning to balance work and play and incorporating self-care habits into their daily routines.
I am training in a varied of evidence based practices including cognitive behavior therapy, mindfulness practices, emotional regulation training and social skills training. I help my clients to learn life long self-care habits such as meditation.