My Approach to Helping
My goal as a therapist is to create a safe and supportive environment to allow you to feel heard, understood, and to learn more about yourself, what you need, and where you want to go. Whether you are struggling with the loss of a relationship or a loved one, are unsure about what direction to take next in your life, or just need someone to listen and talk to, I want to be able to help.
By providing a space of warmth, understanding, and compassion, I hope to help adolescent and adult individuals, families/couples, and groups open up and dig deeper in order to see and recognize emotions that they may not have been able to see before to live a more authentic and fulfilling life. Through therapy, I hope that we can work together to help you gain self-awareness, coping skills, and to learn how to identify and express your emotions, both in and out of our sessions.
More Info About My Practice
I specialize in individual, family/couples, and group therapy for people struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, family and relationship issues, self-esteem issues, grief/loss, stress, trauma, and eating and body image issues.
Important Factors for Choosing a Therapist
Finding a therapist that is the right fit for you is what I consider to be the most important part of starting your therapeutic journey. It is not just about the therapist feeling as though you match the criteria of who he/she typically works with, but also for you to feel it is a good match and that the therapist is someone you can see yourself opening up to, trusting, and confiding in. Pay attention to the therapist's style and demeanor, areas of focus, and the fee amount, and make sure it feels comfortable and right for you. For some, finding the right therapist happens after one try, but for others it may take time- this can feel discouraging, but know that it is completely normal and is part of the process!