My Approach to Helping
Within a caring, compassionate and supportive therapeutic environment, I will work with you to resolve your difficulties, encourage personal growth, and improve your well-being. As a Clinical Health Psychologist, I utilize therapy to treat the psychological issues associated with mental and physical conditions. My treatment approach reflects my philosophy that everyone can heal and grow even in the most challenging and trying times. Whether you are suffering from deep emotional pain, are feeling overwhelmed or are struggling with a health condition, I am here to help. We will find ways to work through what is difficult for you and transition to a place of growth and strength.
When we first meet, we will focus on establishing a working relationship and identifying your treatment goals. While attending to our relationship, I will integrate well-researched treatments that have been proven to help with your particular concerns. As a specialist in health psychology, my focus is on healing the brain and body through psychological therapy. Together, let's create a path forward to a more fulfilling and healthy life.
More Info About My Practice
I am Clinical Director and Clinical Health Psychologist at Evolutions Behavioral Health. I am a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Board Certified in Biofeedback, certified hypnotherapist, and a professional member of the American Psychological Association, the Illinois Psychological Association, EMDR International Association, the Association for Addiction Professionals, and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.
Relying on evidence-based therapies, I integrate multiple treatment components, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Treatments, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Hypnosis, Neurofeedback and Biofeedback.
I have clinical experience working with individuals in multiple treatment settings, including medical facilities. My specialties include addiction, anxiety, depression, traumatic pasts and psychological issues related to health problems. I provide treatments for ADHD, insomnia, stress management, infertility, chronic illness, health anxiety, chronic pain, eating issues and weight loss.
I accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, BCBS Blue Choice, Cigna, Compsych, Value Options, Beacon Health, MultiPlan, PHCS, and PHCS Savility and am an out-of-network provider for all other insurance companies. Many insurance companies will reimburse for mental health services and I will provide you with documentation for reimbursement. To ask any questions or to schedule an initial consultation, please contact my office.
My Role as a Therapist
You may be going through a challenging transition, struggling with painful emotions or are struggling with a medical condition. During these times, we have the opportunity to develop personal insight and make changes that are in alignment with our values and strengths.
My aim is to foster a caring and supportive environment that will help you regain hope and facilitate positive and enduring change. An essential part of my role is to foster a honest and trusting relationship in which you feel comfortable to explore, remove what blocks your natural growth, and make positive change. Additionally, I will integrate evidence based treatments to heal your mental and physical well-being.