My clients describe me as:
solution focused, non judgmental, curious, compassionate, caring, knowledgeable, approachable, warm, supportive, direct and honest.
Something to know about my approach is:
I take a coaching approach to therapy and we create strategies together to help you reach your goals. I offer solution focused questions and suggested "homework" for work to continue outside of our sessions to enable you to reach your goals sooner.
Together, we will:
Reduce your anxiety and depressive symptoms, increase feelings of self worth, reduce or remove harmful behaviors (such as over drinking/using substances, dishonesty), increase supportive habits such as exercise, restorative sleep, and healthy food.
I specialize in working with people who:
want to remove or reduce alcohol from their lives, need support during a challenging transition/obstacle (such as becoming a new parent or with trouble conceiving), are struggling with connecting with family and friends due to depression an anxiety.
I became a therapist because:
I believe that people can change and heal and feel better when provided with support, attention, and kindness.
Something that stands out about where I offer therapy is:
I offer the opportunity to receive counseling while outside in nature and moving your body. My unique "walk and talk" method addresses all three aspec
More about me and my practice:
I am a married Mid-Westerner currently living in San Ramon with tween twins. I am an avid exerciser. My professional background includes more than two decades of experience working in Child Welfare in a variety of roles and programs.
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