Showing up is the first step to healing. Healing doesn’t mean the past traumas never existed; it means they no longer control your life. Trauma isn’t the result of weakness; you must intentionally cultivate a true sense of safety within your body to reverse the impact. I support my clients and create a sense of safety through empowerment, empathy and acceptance so that you can take that first step, to move towards healing.
I am a therapist who specializes in working with adolescents and adults to address a wide range of life's obstacles. These obstacles include self-esteem, depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD, grief and loss, emotional regulation, interpersonal relationships, domestic/sexual violence, and gender and sexual identity. In my counseling practice, I take an eclectic approach, utilizing various therapies such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), person-centered, solution-focused, interpersonal practice, and core strength development.
Since 2018, I have been trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and I often use this therapy with clients who are struggling with how past traumas are affecting their current quality of life. I strongly believe in the importance of a positive therapeutic relationship between a therapist and client, as it is essential to the growth and healing process. Therefore, I work to create a collaborative, warm, and comfortable environment in which clients can feel free to explore.
Through my strengths-based, holistic approach, I strive to help individuals achieve the goals they have in mind for themselves. If you're looking for a therapist who can provide support and guidance in your healing journey, I would be honored to work with you.