My Approach to Helping
A relationship that comforts, loves unconditionally, and forgives is key to the healing journey. Allow me to assist you in yours.
Over 30 years of experience working with people of all ages have allowed an opening and ease of interaction that enables me to connect with another's highest intentions. We all have the healing ability we require but often it is locked up and difficult to access. Our fears and judgment stand in the way of recognizing the wisdom that is our birthright.
Allow me to assist you in facing and rising above the fear, forgiving yourself and others and treating yourself to the compassion and love you deserve.
More Info About My Practice
My practice is based upon a knowing of the inherent wholeness and health of all beings. When our emotional states are those of sadness, depression, anxiety or despair our inherent guidance system lets us know that we are in trouble and there is a desire to reach towards equilibrium and balance. Whether it is changing our beliefs, our present living situation, or our relationships we move toward that which allows us to live our fullest life.
Exploring those areas that don't fit us any longer through self-reflective open discussion, guided visualization and spiritual refinement are a few tools of my practice.
In my work with children, I utilize the above with the addition of play therapy coupled with an acute awareness of each age's developmental challenges and strengths.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
I'm skilled at assisting through life's transitions and enjoy working with adolescents approaching adulthood, young adults approaching the adult world after college, the transition to parenting and the challenges of menopause.
My years of experience as a school counselor inform my work with children of all ages and difficulties. Bullying, social difficulties, anxiety and behavioral problems are areas of expertise.
Working with transgender issues is another area of skill, knowledge and compassion.
What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist
I truly love the feeling of connection and attunement to another human being who is struggling to understand their evolving self. As a fellow traveler on this life journey many have assisted me along the way and I am fortunate that I can give back.
Having the ability to experience another's pain and sorrow also allows the ability to experience their relief and joy. Over the years I have had the opportunity and pleasure to do this knowing I am merely the facilitator who has been gifted with a glimpse into the heart of another.