My Approach to Helping
My personal experience with depression and anxiety stemming from childhood trauma and grief led to my career choice as a social worker. I quickly discovered that therapy was my \"calling\" and fulfilled my desire to use my own journey to help others. Life is hard! Can I say that again? LIFE IS HARD!
Along the way I\'ve encountered \"global\" issues such as life transitions (new jobs, becoming a wife, becoming a mom), relationship issues, parenting issues as well as more personal issues such as miscarriages and stillbirth. All of these things in my life have reshaped me as a person and as a clinician and I\'m dedicated to helping others on their journey.
I can handle anything that you tell me. If I need to challenge you, I\'ll do it gently and only when it provides opportunity for growth. I am direct and solution focused but I will never force you to talk about something that you do not want to talk about. I would love the opportunity to walk beside you as you identify, explore, and evolve into a person that feels worthy of love and acceptance.