My Approach to Helping
As a therapist I am first and foremost authentic, real. It is through authenticity that individuals feel safe and are able to establish a relationship in which all discussions can be had. Honest feedback is provided between the client and I. We get to learn from one another in the journey until it is time to say goodbye and continue the journey without each other.
The majority of difficulties we experience in our life probably have something to do with relationships. Either the relationship with ourselves, our family, our friends, our jobs, our environment, etc. We have a tendency, many times without knowing, to remake the type of relationships we experienced early in our lives. Therapy helps in shining some light into these type of patterns. We can play detective a bit. Figure out triggers, thoughts, feelings, behaviors; all surrounding the problem we are experiencing. The therapeutic relationship serves as a safe relationship to play out all the patterns and adopt new ones.