My Approach to Helping
Have you been feeling overwhelmed? Stressed? Maybe you feel like you have lost a piece of yourself? Or experiencing identity challenges? I can help. I am here to join and support you through your own process of finding yourself again. I provide the space for you to show up in all shades of human and gain a better understanding of who you are, your beliefs, your relationship patterns, your behaviors, your thoughts and feelings. So that we can collaboratively work together through your challenges, rediscover your strengths, learn to navigate your experiences and ultimately journey to a place of self-acceptance, freedom, and choice.
I have worked with a wide range of concerns including loss of selfidentity, anxiety, depression, parenting, self-esteemworth and life transitions. I draw from different modalities including psychodynamic, humanistic, and cognitive-based approaches with a holistic focus. I integrate mindfulness practices and an emphasis on the mind-body-spirit connection.
I offer a complimentary 15-minute phone consultation for us to determine if we are a good match. I look forward to connecting with you!
More Info About My Practice
The therapeutic relationship is one of the leading proponents of change in the work that we do. Yes, concrete tools are necessary, but without the solid relationship foundation, the tools are not as impactful to the therapy process. In my approach to treatment, I am authentic, warm, understanding, and non-judgmental. I am here to offer the much-needed space for you to show up as your true self and gain a better understanding of who you are, what you believe, your relationship patterns, your behaviors, and the thoughts and feelings that accompany your existence. Through this process we can collaboratively work together to look at what is (and isn’t) working, build tools to help you navigate challenges, learn to work with your thoughts and feelings, and journey to a place of self-acceptance, freedom, and choice.
My views are strongly holistic in that I believe a multitude of various factors impact our overall wellbeing and therefore need to be examined. This includes how we nourish ourselves, movement, spiritual beliefs and practices, social connections, biological factors, creative outlets, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Humans are so complex and dynamic that no single approach is going to suit every healing process. This is why I draw from a variety of different modalities including psychodynamic, humanistic, and cognitive-based approaches. In addition to western practices, I integrate Eastern traditions of mindfulness, spirituality (not necessarily religious), and a strong emphasis on the mind-body-spirit connection.
My View on the Purpose of Psychotherapy
Every relationship is different, including ours. This means that no therapeutic relationship is ever going to look and feel the same.
I believe that YOU are the expert. My biggest role in this process is to meet you where you are and accompanysupport you in your growth and healing.
I am in constant awe of human capacity and resilience. We are so much stronger than we think.
At our core, I believe that we all yearn for connection, to be seen, understood, and accepted.
Therapy is about YOU, not about me. I am here to hold, contain, and offer a safe space for you and your exploration.
You are already whole. We can work on rediscovering, and reintegrating aspects of yourself that have been lost or have gone unnoticed given life?s inevitable difficulties.
Therapy is an act of courage and I want you to know that I appreciate your strength and vitality as you show up just as you are.