Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Prolonged exposure (PE), Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I have over 20 years of professional experience providing individual, group, and family therapy in a variety of settings. I specialize in trauma and attachment-based treatment, including sensory regulation, mindfulness training, and somatic integration. I believe these strategies set the foundation for healing and achieving well-being. I have been described by my clients as sincere, compassionate, and extremely knowledgeable.
My treatment approach is holistic and client-centered. My primary goal is to create a safe relationship where you feel heard and valued. I believe success is best achieved through a collaborative approach to treatment. I will remain dedicated to walking alongside you while you achieve your goals. I strive to provide high-quality and compassionate services that are tailored to each individual's specific needs. I value acceptance, open communication, compassion, honesty, integrity, and equity in the treatment of all individuals I serve. I understand that everyone has unique strengths, needs, and life challenges, and I endeavor to treat everyone with dignity and respect, no matter their circumstances.
MSW - Social Work, University of Pennsylvania
I’ve always been very empathetic, even as a young girl. I believe this part of myself, coupled with my personal healing journey, has created a passion in me to help guide others through their process of healing. In a world where so much is out of our control, empowering others to learn we all can overcome tremendous adversity and achieve emotional well-being is an experience I value and embrace.
I enjoy walking my dog and spending time in nature. I also love to read, drink coffee and spend time with family and friends. More than anything else, I love spending time with my son doing all kinds of different things- sometimes things well outside of my "comfort zone." Playing with him keeps me both grounded and energized.
My beloved cousin recently achieved her lifelong dream of opening a non-profit to support wildlife preservation. I am incredibly proud of her achievement and support her organization, Wild Deschutes.
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