My Approach to Helping
As a relationship therapist, I help people figure out what causes the stress the in their relationship and together we find ways to re-arrange the patterns. Whether it is an affair or a betrayal, distance and lack of connection, frequent arguments about seemingly insignificant things, lack of trust and unresolved arguments that keep coming up, or just not knowing where your relationship stands, I am here to help sort through it with you. I help people identify and articulate their deepest needs to each other and to themselves, and put words to things that have been left unspoken for some time. My couples find a way to reconnect to each other and to themselves, and to begin looking at their relationship and each other with new perspectives and understanding from a genuine bond. My professional passion is ignited in the therapy room, when I witness people become so present in their experience that they can see themselves and each other with a fresh lens.
More Info About My Practice
My work also focuses on other relationships in our lives, as I believe that our relationships create meaning and continuity and a sense of purpose. I also help parents navigate the challenging teen years in which limits are tested, the need for freedom is greater but so are the concerns, when the communication is at extremes (yelling and screaming, or silence), and when the wonder of "am I doing a good job" is a real worry. I believe parenting is the highest calling and I would love to help you keep your finger on the pulse of what's going on with your teen, how to best empower them and how to have honest and solution driven conversations and help them grow into confident young adults.
How Psychotherapy Can Help
When there is a lack in true connections with others, we suffer. I know that this can show up whether one is in a committed relationship, or is single, and I know the isolation and pain that comes from dating in today's generation as well. The pressures of time and the instant gratification of our swipe left culture leaves one feeling isolated, the conversations superficial and generally unfulfilled. We can muddle through these insecurities and vulnerabilities and let downs together. Having been in therapy myself, I fully own the vulnerability in takes to make this initial call and I do not take this very personal and delicate journey lightly. I have true, genuine and authentic respect for every person I encounter and I know that my mission in life is to help people figure this stuff out.