As an experienced licensed clinical social worker, I view therapy as a journey we are on together. My role, as your guide, is to support you in overcoming any challenges you may face. The goal of our therapy sessions will be to help you develop emotional strength and assist you in exploring your core issues while moving towards a fulfilling life. With honesty and compassion, I work together with clients to create a treatment plan that is customized to meet your unique circumstances. As you care more for yourself, you will find it easier to move through difficult times, as well as become a happier and healthier person. I work with a range of clients that present with a variety of unique circumstances. The common thread, however, is they are not reaching their full potential. During our initial meeting we will discuss your specific areas of concern as well as assess if we are the right client/therapist fit.
I am currently only accepting new clients for EMDR Intensive Therapy. Therapy sessions are offered online via HIPPA compliant video conferencing and in an intensive EMDR setting.
As a certified EMDR Therapist, I use the Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) Model to inform treatment choices. The AIP model proposes that trauma and gets stored and stuck in our brains and becomes the basis for our perceptions and behavior. I see therapy as a way to create new perceptions and adaptive associations which will facilitate healing. Through learning more adaptive ways of handling challenges, I help my clients successfully move towards recovery.
Treatment specializations include:
- Trauma Treatment
- Eating Disorders
- Depression and Anxiety
- Relationship Problems
- Grief and Loss
- Work and Career issues
- Stress Management
- Parenting and Family Issues
Skills therapy can provide:
- Emotional management, including, but not limited to anger, jealousy, grief, and depression.
- Coping mechanisms to allow you to work through situations which typically cause you anxiety, fear, or avoidance.
- Stress-management techniques to handle everyday stressors such as with your job and relationships.
- Skills and techniques to help you better navigate relationships or to work through relationship troubles.
- Problem solving skills for you to enact when you encounter issues that you previously avoided such as social situations or public speaking.
- Improving self-love, self-confidence, and body image.
- Improving communication, listening skills, and the ability to speak up for yourself.
- Understanding your own skills, strengths, and positive attributes and learning how to quiet your inner negative critic.
- Resolving panic attacks or phobias.
- Finding a resolution to the issue(s) that originally led you to therapy.
“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” – Nido Ruben