My Strengths as a Therapist

 I will be your personal mental health consultant, blending solution-focused and cognitive-behavioral interventions with support, information and guidance until you develop the new skills and resources you need and are living a happier, more satisfying life.

I can help if you are having trouble with: 

  • Anxiety and panic
  • Depression and sadness
  • Mood swings and irritability
  • Impulsive and compulsive behavior
  • Effects of trauma and/or abuse
  • Specific fears and phobias

I can help you improve your ability to deal with challenges such as:

  • Avoidance and procrastination
  • Parenting problems
  • Communication issues
  • Relationship differences
  • Handling conflict
  • Difficulty relaxing your mind and body
  • Problem-solving and goal setting
  • Technology-related stress

I also work well helping people with:

  • Navigating life transitions
  • Exploring career options
  • Social awkwardness or isolation
  • Examining meaning and purpose
  • Identifying values and priorities
  • Spiritual concerns

I relate exceptionally well to teens and young adults because I understand technology and how it impacts their daily lives, including:

  • PC/console and online video games (MMO, FPS, E-Sports)
  • Social media (FaceBook, YouTube, Tumblr)
  • Texting and online IM/chat services
  • Blogging and vlogging 
  • Virtual economies
  • Cyberbullying 
  • Overuse disorders