My Approach to Helping
The goal of my therapy is to impart skills and knowledge to the client necessary to assist in expediting positive changes in self; as manifested in the client's reality and life beyond the therapeutic relationship.
Client centered with the client's needs in the forefront; ethically based and therapeutically focused as relating to the client's overall quality of life by assisting the client focus on and understand life factors and their implications for personal growth and growth impediments. The goals: insight, awareness and self integrity, laying the foundation for the promotion of positive cognitive,emotional, behavioral changes; integrationist, eclectic approaches to fit the ever-changing needs of the client (individual, couples and family).
More Info About My Practice
individuals - normative and clinical concerns (depression, anxiety, stress, personality concerns, insomnia, grief, health related,etc.
teens- self esteem, motivation, goal setting, academic stress, peer difficulty, parenting
first responders - ptsd, stress, burnout
addiction- alcohol-drug, gambling, food, workaholism, pornography-sexual addiction, internet gaming -assessment and treatment.
work-employment- interpersonal conflict, stress, burnout, communication, work readiness fitness to work, etc.
abuse-sexual, physical, emotional (family of origin issues)
personal growth and development concerns (spirituality)
relationship-couples counselling- communication, infidelity, boundaries, trust, co-parenting, divorce, separation
Above is a brief, and non-inclusive description of some of the therapeutic counselling provided to individuals, couples and families. Please contact me to discuss your needs in more detail.