My Approach to Helping
Janet "Kaye" Love is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is experienced in working with youth, parents, and families as well as individual adults. Kaye has over 8 years of experience working with individuals with developmental and learning disabilities, including Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder, in Special Education and Vocational Rehabilitation. Her approach blends Solution Focused, Cognitive, Psychodynamic, Psycho-educational, and Mindfulness-based techniques, Play therapy is available for children ages six to ten. She is experienced in providing spiritually sensitive counseling to clients who identify with diverse belief systems including Buddhism, Christianity, Ethical Humanism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Wicca. Kaye is passionate about assisting individuals to explore and enhance their sense of meaning and purpose in life in a way that is sensitive to and respectful of their religious or non-religious understanding. She understands the challenges of developing an appreciation of a personal skill set that is unique, positive self-esteem, and creative workarounds for functional limitations, as well as the difficulties involved in navigating education, employment, healthcare, and community organizations designed for those with typicality. Kaye is focused to help you alleviate distress by developing ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving that increase your experience of well-being. She focuses on potential solutions instead of problems, which helps you move toward your goals. Kaye will help you understand the dynamics of your situation and discover how your thoughts and beliefs affect your emotions and behaviors. You will learn to observe your thoughts, revise limiting conditioning, develop new ways of thinking that evoke more positive emotions, and become more able to resolve issues independently.