The choice of a therapist is a very important, personal decision, and I look forward to speaking to you to see if this would be a good fit.
I work with a mindfulness, person-centered approach to help individuals, couples, and families work through their specific issues. I specialize in mood disorders, relationship problems, and the LGBTQ community.
Service OverviewSpecialties: Anxiety, Depression, LGBTQ Issues, Parenting Challenges, Relationship Difficulties, Trauma & PTSD, Communication Challenges, Stress Management, Peak Performance-Sports PsychThis refers to the top specialities or issues with which the provider has expertise. Some providers work with other issues as well, but the ones noted here represent their particular strengths. See our page on Common Psychological Challenges to learn more about different types of specialties.Services: Individual Counseling, Couples Counseling, Family CounselingGoals Addressed: Lower Anxiety-Feel Calmer, Improve Mood & Energy, Balance Emotions, Navigate LGBTQ Identity, Adjust to Life Changes, Increase Self-Esteem-Confidence, Improve Parenting Skills-Support, Improve Relationship(s), Resolve Impacts of Trauma, Increase Motivation, Effective Communication, AssertivenessAge Groups Served: Children (0-12), Teens (13-18), Adults
Philosophy & ApproachTheoretical Orientation(s)Cultural Expertise: LGBTQ, Parenting, Blended-Unconventional Families, Women`s IssuesLanguage: EnglishProvider Character Strengths: Approachabilty, Authenticity, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Curiosity-Open-Mindedness, Forgiveness-Accepting, Humor-Playfulness, Kindness, Patience, PerseveranceThis is based on the research done by the 'Via Institute on Character' (VIA = Values in Action), a think tank led by Martin Seligman, PhD., founder of "Positive Psychology". Providers in our directory can list what they feel are their top 4 character strengths, in order to help prospective clients gauge their compatibility. Research has shown that 'Professional-Client' rapport is a significant factor impacting outcomes of psychological services. You can learn more about signature strengths here: Identify Your Strengths.
FinancesCost Per Session: $80Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Magellan, Medicaid, United HealthMethods of Payment: Cash, Credit CardsSliding Scale: Yes
CredentialsLicense/Certification: LPCCEducation: Masters in CounselingYears in Practice: 10
Office DetailsBusiness Hours: 9:00 am to 7:00 pmWeekend Appointments: No
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