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I approach my work with the assumption that everyone has the capacity to change, if provided with the proper support and treatment.
I believe that no one is beyond help, no matter how severe the disorder or longstanding the mental health problems. I am a strong proponent of psychotherapeutic approaches which have scientific support for their effectiveness to ensure we are making the most of your time in therapy.
Everyone’s experiences are unique and their own, my goal is to compliment you lived experiences and provide thoughtful questions to explore life. I strive to provide a culturally sensitive and inclusive environment for all people while using a combination of therapeutic modalities that best align with your self-determined goals.
I believe that finding balance in ones life is important. I use an MST approach that focuses on ones strengths, and use CBT techniques to help find the balance that one is looking for.
My goal is to help facilitate change, skill mastery, and acceptance; as well as to help develop insight into our abilities and capacity to cope with our most difficult challenges.
I work to provide a supportive environment where clients can reorient themselves, build skills, and develop new insights in order to reach their goals.
Our paths are unique that take twists and turns by choice or by happenstance. Making sense of who we are, our personal experiences, and the connections between the two can be a tough job. My goal is to build a relationship that allows exploration, a change to increase self-awareness, and opportunities to work towards a desired change. Come as you are! It is a privilege to share your path.
I believe that providing successful therapy begins with building a trusting relationship with clients and providing them with a safe environment, free of judgment.
I believe that a strong therapeutic relationship is a key component to successful therapy. My professional philosophy includes incorporating multiple therapeutic techniques in order to tailor therapy to the specific needs of my clients. I emphasize empowering my clients I the therapeutic environment and their lives. My therapeutic style includes a balance of validation and challenges to help clients grow to their full potential.
Psychological assessment and treatment can offer an individual insight and awareness as to how life experiences, events, and relationships influence one’s development, growth, and functioning, and in so doing, offer an individual the opportunity to work toward change, transformation, healing, and hope.
A psychological assessment is a collaborative team effort between an individual, their support network (family members, health care providers, teachers, case managers etc.), and the evaluator that can enhance therapeutic understanding, cohesion, and provide a framework to meet desired goals.
I feel that as a therapist my job is to support and nurture positive change in others and feel honored that I am allowed this opportunity.
Whether it is nature or nurture, biochemistry, genetics, or behaviors influenced by trauma or chaos, we can work together and make decisive changes that will render hope, healing, and everlasting change.
Therapy is a very personal and unique process. I believe everyone can achieve healthy states of being. The path taken to reach it is uniquely yours. Identifying your desired outcomes and needs will help guide our therapeutic relationship.
My approach to therapy is holistic, co-creative, kind, and practical. My goal is to provide clients with skills and insight to cope with both the everyday stressors and the big life events with as much ease as possible.
I believe that balance is a crucial part of a healthy and meaningful life. We all struggle at times with confusing or challenging feelings, and it’s okay to seek support.
Like a puzzle, people tell me disjointed parts of their problems. I can help you put the pieces together in a way that makes more sense.
I believe that every person has their own unique story and I’m here to listen to that story without any judgment. I use a strengths based approach when I work with my clients and empower clients to build upon their strengths to help them in therapy. I have an authentic listening heart that desires to see people live as whole, healthy individuals. Overall, it is my philosophy is to treat each person as a unique individual, worthy of unconditional acceptance, regardless of his or her personal circumstances or struggles.
My goal is to assist the client in facilitating change and to develop further insight into how experiences and relationships influenced interactions and life choices.
In an atmosphere of support and respect, we will work as a team toward your stated goals and well-being.
I can support you by listening and providing the insight, knowledge and experience needed to help you reach your goals for therapy.
I am a compassionate, gentle and highly attentive therapist, a person of trust, and sympathetic to all.
My counseling approach is derived from person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and feminist theories. It is a privilege to walk alongside my clients, utilizing evidence based practices to help guide them on their journeys of recovery.
I strive to support clients in developing more adaptive ways of coping with stressors and to empower clients to utilize their strengths to overcome challenges.