My approach to therapy is strengths-based, focusing on what is going right in a person's life. I work with my clients to discover past and present successes and use these to address the challenges they face. I also use elements of narrative therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy to help clients recognize that the person is not the problem; the problem is the problem. I am trained in trauma interventions including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) as well as relaxation techniques, including hypnotherapy.

I work with children, teens, and adults individually, as couples, and as families or groups.
I am so fortunate that people choose to share their stories and their lives with me. From a young age, I always wanted to help people achieve all that they dreamed of for themselves, so becoming a therapist was just a natural extension of that focus.

The people that I typically work with are:

  • People living with chronic illness
  • People living with terminal illness
  • Caregivers
  • Family and Friends of people with chronic or terminal illness
  • Divorcing Parents
  • People having difficulty adjusting to a new or difficult situation (such as going off to college)
  • Situational anxiety
  • Parenting Issues
  • People experiencing any type of loss (bereavement, retirement, divorce, empty-nest)

My areas of Specialty are:

  • Bereavement
  • Other Grief related experiences
  • Life-cycle adjustment issues
  • Relaxation
  • Goal setting and achievement
  • Parenting Coordination