I believe that if every human being had someone to provide them with unconditional positive regard, especially during the formative years of childhood, our world would be a safer place. Unfortunately, many of us don’t even make it through childhood without wounds from emotionally painful experiences. Sometimes the consequences of these experiences are long-lasting and can impact our well-being, relationships, and work. Fortunately, therapy can help. I have worked in community and university settings for the past 7 years, and I have experience treating a variety of mental health struggles such as anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, trauma, marriage/family issues, and communication challenges.
What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?
I prefer to take a collaborative approach to our work together. In the beginning, I spend time gaining a deeper understanding of your circumstances by asking questions about you; however, I also pay attention to what your needs are from treatment. Some clients prefer structure, and homework between appointments, whereas others prefer to e
What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?
I draw from process-experiential models to help you explore your inner world to access your authentic self. To accomplish this, I create a non-judgmental space for you to be able to process your emotions and experiences honestly. I also integrate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Systems Theories to provide you with coping tools and a deeper understanding of your situation.
Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.
I enjoy working with couples and families. I was born and raised in Eastern Europe, and this experience helps me understand cultural factors.