“We all have the capacity to heal, as long as we have the desire.”- Jung.
There are many reasons why you might want to talk to a counselor about your difficulties. People typically see a counselor as they want to discuss their concerns with someone who is unbiased and impartial.
Going to therapy means that you are acknowledging that there is a disruptive problem in your life, and you want help resolving it rather than letting it get worse. I realize that talking to a therapist takes courage, and I am here to help you in your journey.
My Therapeutic Approach
My approach is holistic. Addressing aspects of your being, physical, emotional and relational, I integrate a variety of techniques and perspectives.
By focusing on your strengths, positive qualities, past successes and inner-resiliency we will develop a treatment plan and a therapeutic approach that is tailored to your specific needs and goals. Self-awareness and self-acceptance can be achieved through the mind body connection.
I provide a confidential, caring and non-judgmental environment for you. Helping you understand, evaluate and neutralize the emotional baggage that brought you to your present situation is an important part of our therapeutic process. With this knowledge you can be free to live the kind of life that you choose. Knowledge is the power needed to make changes in your life. I am committed to helping you use what you learn in our sessions and apply this knowledge to your every day life.
Each person is a unique individual. I will help you address your problems with a variety of approaches depending on your individual needs. My interaction with you will be informal. I am committed to treating you with dignity, respect and compassion. Unique to my practice is my focus on mind-body interactions, while utilizing such techniques as mindfulness and biofeedback, thus making my approach very much bio-psychosocial.
Always keep in mind that you and I are engaged in a collaborative process. I have an excellent network of associates and medical professionals that I may suggest that you consult with – if we mutually agree that they can contribute to an evaluation or possibly a solution to your problem(s).
My area of specialty is helping people with issues surrounding trauma, chronic pain and illness. My fifteen plus years as a therapist has given me expertise in many areas, such as:
- Pre/Post Operative Concerns
- Stress Management
- I have also worked extensively with Military Family Life issues.
I offer services to adults and teens (13 and older). However, I will work with younger children. Contact me for more information.
Therapy can be short-term, a focus on a specific issue, or long-term, which would allow us to address more complex issues or allow time to work toward personal growth. Most individuals schedule a weekly session. If you are going through a particularly rough period of time we can certainly meet more than once a week or make arrangements for a longer session.
Choosing a therapist can be a daunting task. In order for therapy to be most effective, you and I must work together as a team to understand and resolve your difficulties. The right match is extremely important. Therefore, I offer a free 15-minute telephone consultation to see if we are a match.
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