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Treatment Approaches

My treatment approach focuses on creating awareness, processing emotions, and finding solutions. I teach coping strategies to help reduce stress and increase empowerment. With a strengths-based perspective, we can move through difficult experiences and build resiliency. As your partner, I hope to help you tell your story, find meaning and envision a brighter future! 

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy

A goal-oriented approach that focuses on identifying and changing unhelpful thought patterns. CBT promotes flexible thinking about situations that cause distress, encourages emotional regulation and positive behaviors to improve mental health and well-being.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy

An evidence-based approach that incorporates elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and acceptance strategies. DBT empowers individuals to develop skills for emotion regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and mindfulness to enhance their emotional well-being and navigate challenging situations.

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Existential Philosophy

A combination of philosophical principles with therapeutic techniques to help individuals explore and confront existential questions, such as the meaning of life, freedom, responsibility, and the nature of existence, fostering personal growth, self-reflection, and a deeper understanding of one's own values and purpose.

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Attachment Theory

A therapeutic approach focused on establishing secure and healthy emotional connections and bonds, particularly in the context of early childhood experiences, to promote healing, resilience, and interpersonal well-being.

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Motivational Interviewing

A collaborative approach to strengthen intrinsic motivation and resolve ambivalence, focusing on communication styles and the language of change, empowering individuals to make behavioral modifications that align with personal goals and values.

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A specialized approach that helps individuals process and heal from traumatic experiences by addressing the emotional, cognitive, and behavioral impact of trauma in a safe and supportive environment.

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A person-centered approach that comes from a place of empathy and genuineness, with the therapist providing unconditional positive regard and a non-judgmental, supportive stance that sees clients as the experts on their lives to facilitate a deeper understanding in the self-discovery and problem-solving process.

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Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

A precursor to CBT, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy encourages the recognition of irrational beliefs that impact cognition, emotions, and behaviors. REBT strategies promote rational responses to situations that typically cause negative feelings, and ways to let go of the shoulds, musts, and guilt experienced to reduce stress and enhance contentment.

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Ready to start your journey?

"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves." -Viktor E. Frankl
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