I am a licensed social worker in the state of Illinois. I have more than 10 years of professional work experience. I work with my clients to create an open space, where it feels safe sorting through stress, trauma, anxiety, depression and any of life's challenges. I specialize in affirming clients and guiding them through utilizing the best parts of themselves. I am compassionate and understanding and strive to make sure clients feel heard. I have extensive experience working with youth and adolescents, as I have previously served as a school social worker. I also specialize in working with couples, individuals and families, who are faced with challenges in relationships, conflict resolution, emotion management, coping skills, and other life stressors. I genuinely just love to serve people and assist them through life. I look forward to meeting you.
What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?
I will assist you in developing goals for therapy and healthy coping skills to get through life's challenges.
What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?
My approach entails self-expression, holistic and natural concepts, DBT, CBT and systems. I am trained in strengths based practices and mindfulness techniques. I believe in empowerment and healing through life's challenges. I believe in affirming strengths in order to build your tools for emotional wellness and positive relationships.
Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.
The biggest strength is being a great listener, especially for things you don't say. I am widely solution focused and specialize in assisting in goal development and a plan to provide emotional health and positive relationships.