When we face challenges, we can feel hurt, lost, or confused. By addressing what we can control and acknowledging what we cannot, we access a sense of autonomy and freedom. I look forward to walking alongside clients as they journey toward understanding their lived experience and creating more fulfilling lives.
As I work with clients to pursue their treatment goals, I strive to facilitate an open and accepting atmosphere that lends itself to exploration and insight. My approach is direct and person-centered. I focus on supporting clients in accessing their emotions and recognizing the patterns, both cognitive and behavioral, at play in their lives. Gaining self-awareness creates more opportunities for making intentional, values-based decisions.
I have had the privilege of working with adolescents, adults, families, and groups. I have experience working with mood, anxiety, and trauma disorders, as well as occupational difficulties, grief and loss, and family and relationship issues. I hold a Master of Arts in clinical mental health counseling from Northwestern University. I was trained through a psychodynamic lens and primarily utilize cognitive behavioral therapy techniques (CBT, ACT, DBT) in my practice.