My work combines traditional talk therapy techniques (top down approach) with body-centered interventions (bottom-up approach) that directly address the neurological effects of trauma. I take a holistic approach that integrates the biological, psychological, and social aspects of your life. You will also learn about neuroplasticity and how your neural pathways may be getting in the way of your goals.

Five Basic Concepts that Illustrate the Usefulness of Neuroscience to Counseling

I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues, providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parental coaching, marital therapy, and beyond. I integrate complementary techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to every one of my clients. I utilize therapeutic approaches in which I have been trained; I may use one approach or a combination of approaches depending on your individual needs, including Attachment Theory, Family-Systems Theory, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psycho Dynamic Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness and Mediation. To read exactly what these approaches entail, click here

With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. Whether you have lost hope, have recently been betrayed, or are dealing with deep wounds from your childhood, my engaging and integrated style of therapy will help guide you on the journey to a life that is worth celebrating. I have worked in a wide variety of settings which has allowed me to cultivate my clinical skills in the following areas.

Treatment specialization includes:

  • Difficulty in Intimate Relationships

  • Unresolved Childhood Disturbances & Distress

  • Abuse & Trauma Recovery

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Therapy for Depression and Mood Disorders

  • Anxiety (Generalized Anxiety, Phobias, Panic Attacks, Medical Illness/Anxiety, Panic Attacks)

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders

  • Grief & Loss Counseling

  • Cancer Patients and their loved ones

  • Divorce

  • Adult Children of Drug or Alcohol Abusing Parents

  • Work and Career Issues

  • Stress Management

  • Coping through Change & Life Transition

  • Postpartum Depression

  • Adoption