My Approach to Helping
I believe that each client has within them the power to heal his or her spirit and become the person they want to be. I approach each client as an individual and combine approaches based on the outcomes they want. Each client is an active participant in the planning of his or her treatment and is honored for being and becoming. I focus on the strengths and resiliency of each person as a foundation for greater self awareness and self fulfillment.
More Info About My Practice
Insurance accepted both in and out of network based on insurance company approval. Sliding fee scales are available for those who qualify financially. Highly qualified associates and interns are also available providing a lower cost.
Groups are formed under to the direction of our special programs director, Mr. Jerry Brown. We have groups for anger management, domestic violence, rational thinking, DBT, and addiction issues.
My Guiding Ethical Principles
I want my clients to see his or her experience as a positive experience in their life. I have associates that handle some of the groups and services for which they are specifically trained. This allows you to be sure you are working with someone that knows what you need. I follow and assure that all others follow BEST practices in using only models of counseling that are researched and valid. We value your rights as a person and have strict confidentiality policies in place. We value you and follow our industry code of ethics to express the importance of your individual value.
On the Fence About Going to Therapy?
Therapy, counseling, and coaching are processes to help each of us stay balanced and at our best. Sometimes life brings us complicated situations. Sometimes the situations happened long ago but are continuing to impact our life. Seeing a counselor is not about being ill or weak, but rather it is about being well and strong. Not one of us has all the answers to everything. Just like going to school to learn reading, writing, and arithmetic, going to counseling helps us learn a new language of self so we can cope with situations and handle our lives in healthy self-affirming ways.