Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Prolonged Exposure
I would describe my therapeutic approach as collaborative, supportive, genuine, and goal-oriented. I believe everyone can benefit from therapy. I help my clients to develop new strategies that allow them to cope, heal, and pursue what is important to them. I believe it is important to learn about the relationships among our emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. With this knowledge we can identify and practice a combination of acceptance and change skills to move forward in a desired direction. I am trained in the delivery of multiple evidence-based therapies, and I use my training to help my clients achieve their goals. Knowledge, science, and ongoing self-reflection guide my therapeutic approach and therapy sessions are tailored to the unique needs of each individual.
PhD - Clinical Psychology, University of Nevada Reno
Growth, connection, and service are some of my personal values. Being a therapist allows me to act in line with my values and help others identify their own values.
Gardening, reading, crafting, and exploring the outdoors.
Taking my dog for a walk every evening.
Curling up with a book in some comfy clothes with a cup of coffee or tea.
I have a dog named Twyla. Her favorite activities are playing with her stuffed fox, greeting everyone in my neighborhood, and snuggling whenever possible.
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