My Approach to Helping
A client's relationship with his or her therapist is very important. Real change is possible only when a client feels comfortable being genuine with the therapist. This ability to be oneself fosters change within a safe environment where clients can explore their experiences.
Together we can help you achieve more awareness and a more authentic life. I'm excited to help you choose a path to guide your life's choices. When working with a child who is struggling, I believe the entire family should be involved. Many challenges begin at home, making the family unit an important focal point. Within the confines of a judgment-free relationships, I can help you identify problematic family dynamics.
With an understanding that no two situations are alike and that every person's struggles arise from a different background, we are able to set a personalized approach to your therapy.
More Info About My Practice
The office I work at accepts insurance, ( Humana, Cigna, E4 Health, Ceridian) as well as most EAP (employment assistant programs). The office also has takes self pay, $85 for the initial visit and $85 for each visit following.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
I worked for many years in the child welfare system, and in related agencies. I've offered an array of services to families, adults, and children struggling with bipolar, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other life challenges. I have ample experience with children with autism, and am working toward certification in behaviorism therapy for children on the spectrum (BCBA). I've also facilitated self-esteem and grief groups in school settings, and frequently use play therapy.
My Therapy Focus
I use cognitive-behavioral therapy, but also incorporate solution-focused, strength-based, and person-centered modalities where helpful. I've undergone extensive training in trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy, and am equipped to help clients who have survived traumatic events.