My Approach to Helping
My approach to counseling is to meet you where you are and together set goals for moving forward. I believe your history is important in how you approach relationships and your current environment. By providing a safe and caring atmosphere, I will encourage you to set goals, hold you accountable for your effort to achieve progress, and identify non productive or unhealthy patterns, in order to create the positive change and healing you desire and deserve. I utilize various treatment approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and activity based therapy for children, teens, and even adults.
More Info About My Practice
Intake Assessment (initial appointment)-- one hour is $125.00; 1 12 hours $150.00, Therapy Sessions (50 min) are $105.00 per session. I currently accept all forms of payment including checks, cash, credit cards, and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Cards.
My Role as a Therapist
I feel my role as a therapist is to be a partner for you or your family, to meet you where you are, and to listen in a therapeutic way, in order to help you identify better ways of relating to others and move forward to achieve the emotional balance you desire and deserve. I am an advocate for my clients and will refer to other professionals for concerns that may be out of my scope of practice.
On the Fence About Going to Therapy?
It is natural and normal to feel apprehensive about going to that first therapy appointment. I personally believe it is never the wrong thing to do. When thoughts arise such as, "things could be better" or "I don't know what else to do" then making and attending that first appointment is the first step toward healing and positive change and obtaining professional insight and guidance.