Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Prolonged Exposure, Psychodynamic, Relational
I am a clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience, which I think bring me both skills and wisdom to draw from, as well as a sense of calm. I am ready to hear whatever you want to talk about. When I work with a client, my purpose is to be fully present, to really listen, to not jump to conclusions or make judgments, to hear what is causing you pain and what you want to change, to allow space for all emotions, to offer evidence-based tools and resources, and most of all to help reach your goals and make the choices that are right for you.
I have extensive experience supporting adults with relationship difficulties, depression, anxiety, self-esteem difficulties, and losses. My particular specialty is helping survivors of trauma, especially interpersonal traumas, to process and begin to heal from what they have suffered. For many years I’ve also provided therapy and supervision to help professionals exposed to trauma, like healthcare workers and other therapists, who may be struggling with burnout or compassion fatigue.
I've received advanced training in multiple types of therapies. The types of treatment I offer, among others, include Acceptance and Commitment (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based therapies, and multiple evidence-based treatments for PTSD and trauma like Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE). I'm also proud to provide culturally sensitive and LGBTQ+-affirming therapy. I hope you find that your sessions with me are a safe space.
PhD - Clinical Psychology, Columbia University
I became a psychologist because I believe in people's resilience, and the power of an empathetic, non-judgmental therapeutic relationship to help people access their inner strength and wisdom.
Outside of my professional life, I love theater and spend my free time volunteering at a local theater and seeing as many shows as I can. I also love live music, art shows, and traveling as much as I can.
I try to grant myself grace and compassionate, the same way I would to a client or a friend.
I love the book Why Fish Don't Exist by Lulu Miller. It's full of beautiful interweaving stories, it challenges us (challenges me!) to challenge how we see things and become more comfortable with not knowing. Here's a favorite quote from it, "The true path to progress is paved not with certainty, but with doubt, with being open to revision."
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