I work with clients in a collaborative, direct, and non-judgmental way. I construct my therapeutic approach around the unique needs of each client. I help clients with anxiety, anger, depression, trauma, sex and gender issues, trouble starting or completing tasks, and problems resulting from racial or cultural prejudice. I work with clients from all economic, ethnic, and sexually oriented communities.
Relationships can reveal things about ourselves and our partners that are unexpected, and difficult to deal with. Issues I help with include developing effective communication skills, addressing sexual differences and difficulties, setting boundaries, and building trust. I give relationship partners an opportunity to be heard, and the tools to listen to each other. As a sex positive therapist, I provide therapy for all genders, sexual orientations and relationship types.
People living with a disability and their families often need assistance managing the challenges that disabilities can present. Whether a person has recently acquired a disability or has lived with one for a lifetime, it can feel overwhelming to adjust to life in a world designed for able bodied people. Low confidence, discomfort in public settings, fear of judgment, and difficulty communicating needs to friends and family can present additional barriers. I counsel individuals and families to help them manage these barriers.
I help artists who are struggling with anxiety, procrastination, feelings of inadequacy, fear of being judged, and artistic block. I coach artists of all types and skill levels. Sessions do not focus on technique. Sessions center on the artist gaining awareness of and comfort with their unique creative process. Once comfortable with the process, the artist is more able to express their self freely through their art.