My Approach to Helping
If you have stopped to read this profile there is a part of you who is hoping I might be the one who can really get you, who might be able to deeply understand who you are, and who you hope to become. I know the courage it takes to call a new therapist whether this is for your very first time or you have had prior therapists. I also know what it is like to be a "client" both in traditional talk therapy and in the new methods of therapy that are based on recent advances in brain science.
My approach as a therapist is collaborative and firmly centered on your goals. I am inquisitive, a keen listener, and I can help you look at your current life and your past with compassion, humor, respect, and empathy. I can help you explore how old events and outmoded ideas may be contributing to your frustration in achieving your hopes and dreams. I do not possess a magic wand. But I do possess the latest training in EMDR Psychotherapy and my clients are achieving great successes! By using EMDR and other Mindfulness-based practices, I can create a trusted space where we can cultivate your strengths, and change your perspective on your past. As your understanding of your self grows, you will find a greater sense of empowerment to pursue your goals and you will develop more effective strategies in managing the inevitable losses and challenges of life. If you think I might be a good fit or you have any questions, please give me a call. It would be an honor to join you on your journey.