I hold the belief that each person has the ability to evolve and change to be the best version of themselves! We were created to have purposeful lives and thrive in our relationships. Healing takes courage and I'd be delighted to join you on your journey to live a life you love! I provide a safe, open, and accepting space to help you move past any roadblocks and find a sense of hope and joy. I am a licensed doctorate level therapist, trained in EMDR, mindfulness, and couples therapy. More details of my credentials and training can be found here.
Pricing: My rate for a 50 minute session is $150. I offer a need-based sliding scale, so if you think I sound like the right person to partner with you but money would be the only reason holding you back, please don't hesitate to ask about my sliding scale
Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or to set up your initial session!
I am able to see anyone at any stage or walk of life, but below are my specialties:
Couples: A lot of couple's therapy doesn't work. Why? Because the focus is in the wrong place. First, the sessions focus on the content of the issue rather than the process. So, our sessions will take a step back to see the bigger picture and dig deeper to the underlying problems. There might be a lack of trust, a lack of emotional connection, or a lack of boundaries that are fueling your fueds. We will get under the surface and bring more connection to your relationship!
Women: Whether you're attempting to create a new identity, find your voice, set boundaries, fuel a sense of purpose, or any of the above on any given day, I have you covered! My approach is to help individuals come to a place of trusting themselves, forming a new, more compassionate way of relating to themselves, and then start practicing their new way of being in the world. With that comes being courageous to identify the problem and listen to yourself enough to make it happen. I will support you along the way!
I also have a passion for helping women navigate their pregnancy and postpartum stages of life. Bringing a little one into the world is such a joy, but it also comes with so much change. Sometimes all the change, the lack of sleep, and the new way it has us relating to our partners, ourselves and others in our lives throw us into a period that looks nothing like we had hoped. If you find this to be you, let's take some time to build a new reality you love!
Trauma: Carrying an old wound and an old, painful storyline along with you is a bit too heavy to carry alone. My approach when working with anyone with depression or any lingering trauma is to first create safety, understand the nature of the trauma, and then set out to create a new story. That might mean we target the core belief you carry about yourself to uncloud your self-image created by trauma. I use EMDR therapy, art, and talk therapy. Healing from trauma requires a holistic approach, so that's the path I take. It's ok to let go of your hurt, but doing so requires a lot of courage. I'd love to walk alongside you as you let go of the pain that no longer serves you.
Teens: My past involvement in youth sports had me in a position working with teens for many years. The most common things I see in the teens I work with are anxiety and depression. This is understandable because teens today face big decisions and big to-do lists. Navigating all the emotions linked to the teen years, finding your identity, and figuring out how to communicate your needs is something I'd be happy to help you with!