My Approach to Helping
My approach to therapy is warm, thoughtful, and collaborative. When we have the attention of a caring and thoughtful other, a new experience of ourselves is created. We will think together about how you think about and treat yourself. We will feel through old experiences and new experiences, in the hopes to better understand what's keeping you stuck. The success of psychotherapy has a lot to do with building an authentic and safe relationship wherein troubling thoughts and feelings can emerge. Together we can make sense out of these feelings and uncover more truth about what lies within.
I help individual adults, teenagers, couples, and families understand patterns they may be stuck in and explore what it is that may be holding them back. Through a depth oriented and relational way of working, I am not only focused on alleviating symptoms, but getting to the root cause of distress. Through this approach, the capacity for a more fulfilling relationship to self and others grows, leading to a richer and more satisfying life.
I am committed to listening deeply and engaging with you in a process to help you achieve the changes you desire.
More Info About My Practice
Please contact me to discuss my current fee. It is important to me that people have access to psychotherapy and do my best to keep my rates fair. I do offer a number of spots at a sliding scale based on financial hardship.
Additionally, I work with people multiple times a week and am able to offer reduced rates for a more comprehensive treatment.
I do not bill insurance directly, but am happy to provide you with any forms you may need for reimbursement.
To see if we might be a good fit and explore the possibility of us working together, please contact me and we can set up an initial meeting.
Importance of the Client-Therapist Alliance
In my mind, there is nothing more important than finding a therapist who feels like the right fit. This can be a daunting task but one that is well worth wading through. Therapy works when we feel like the person we are speaking to is someone who is listening and engaging with us in a way that makes us feel safe and encouraged to open up. Of course, like any new relationship, the therapeutic one takes time to grow into something unique and authentic.
Find the right therapist for you, and you will gain new insights into yourself and change ways you're feeling, thinking and behaving.
Sometimes we don't know what/who we're looking for exactly and finding the right person may take a few phone calls and/or some initial meetings.