Navigating the waters of life requires equipment and skill. While we learn many things as we grow, the skills for living a fulfilling life are not handed out at birth.
Sometimes personal and relationship challenges can feel insurmountable, but I’d like to help you learn how we can bring authentic healing and joy to your life. Together, through a variety of therapeutic modalities, Bioenergetics, Imago, etc., we can explore and heal old wounds in a supportive, creative, and expressive environment.
I am here to offer you a safe space for your personal discovery and development; where we can resolve old patterns and make way for the life you were meant to lead. Please review my services below and let’s chat about the best therapeutic method for you.
Specialized Areas of Service and Practice
Couples’ Counseling helps couples, married or not, and regardless of sexual orientation, to recognize and resolve conflicts and improve their relationships. Through couples’ counseling, you and your partner can make conscious decisions about rebuilding your relationship or going separate ways with grace and dignity.
Individual Counseling can have many benefits for people in all stages of life. Working with a relational/somatic therapist allows individuals to work on themselves and understand why and how they create or block relationships or carry childhood issues into their adult lives. Individual counseling is key for those who want to heal old wounds and create satisfying lives.
Sexual Health and Wellness is key to a healthy relationship. Working with couples to create or restore a satisfying sexual relationship requires a positive and respectful approach, where sexual experiences are pleasurable and safe, free of coercion, discrimination, and violence.
Expressive Arts is a modality that integrates imagery, storytelling, dance, music, drama, poetry, movement, dream-work, and the visual arts to foster personal growth, development, and healing.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an information-processing therapy that addresses past experiences that have set the groundwork for distress, current realities that trigger dysfunctional emotions, beliefs and sensations, and the positive experiences needed to enhance future adaptive behaviors and mental health.
Depression is a mental disorder characterized by an all-encompassing low mood in conjunction with low self-esteem, and by loss of interest or pleasure in normally enjoyable activities.
Anxiety is characterized by excessive, exaggerated worry about everyday life events with no obvious reasons for worry.
Codependency describes a dysfunctional pattern of living and problem-solving developed during childhood as a result of family rules and dysfunction. It can include a set of maladaptive, compulsive behaviors learned by individuals in order to survive in a family that is experiencing great emotional pain and stress.
Addictions may refer to substance dependence such as drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, or to behavioral compulsions such as gambling, food, sex, pornography, relationships, work, or financial spending.
Trauma can come about through a variety of experiences at any life stage. Types of trauma can be developmental trauma such as childhood abuse and/or neglect, as well as shock trauma such as is the result of a traumatic event.