My Approach to Helping
Why I’m a Therapist:
Even before I became a therapist, I valued the special bond that is formed between two people when they begin to speak of something personal. I understood that trust, empathy and care were critical to the journey together. My desire as a therapist is to enter into that journey with others, to share in their story, help them make meaning, and find new paths forward. I believe that each person has wisdom and insight into their own personal journey that can add tremendously to the therapeutic process. Goal setting and developing a treatment plan together give structure to that process.
More Info About My Practice
The Techniques I Use:
There’s a lot of good stuff out there, but some of the techniques I use are drawn from Family Systems Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy.
What Else I Like to Do:
Outside of the office, I am probably playing with my two children, island camping at Lake George, taking pictures with my DSLR, designing something in Photoshop or Illustrator, mountain biking, cooking, playing cajon and djembe, or involved in some way in my church community.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
Learning Disabilities: ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia. Alzheimer?s, Antisocial Personality, Academic Related Issues, Adoption, Anger Management, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum, Behavioral Issues, Career Counseling, Chronic Pain, Coping Skills, Impulsivity, Codependency, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Divorce, Domestic AbuseViolence, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Gambling, Grief, Infertility, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Internet Addiction, Life Coaching, Loss, Marital and Premarital, Men?s Issues, Narcissistic Personality, Obesity, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Oppositional Defiance, Parenting, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum, Racial Identity, Relationships, Self Esteem, Self-Harm, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Sleep or Insomnia, Substance Abuse, Christian Spirituality, Suicidal Ideation, Impulse Control, Teen Violence, Testing and Evaluation, Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Video Game Addiction, PTSD, Weight Loss