My approach to treatment is compassionate, empathetic and supportive. I will work with you to create a safe and trusting environment that will allow you to openly discuss sensitive issues, thoughts and feelings. Together, we can work towards positive change. A treatment plan is put in place with your goals and needs in mind. This plan will use your strengths, set specific objectives and help you to achieve peace of mind and lasting change in your life. Issues addressed include:
Teenagers have unique strengths and require a unique approach to treatment. I can work with your adolescent to create an environment of safety and trust to allow them to feel not only heard but understood. I can work towards bridging the gap between teens and families and help with the sometimes difficult transition to adulthood.
Essential to individual , marriage, and family therapy is a trusting and safe environment to openly talk about personal issues, thoughts and feelings. I can work with you to create this space in confidence and safety. Through a cooperative approach, you will be able to explore issues and concerns and develop goals towards positive change. Individuals strengths are emphsized in treatment that result in greater overall wellness and peace of mind.
Family dynamincs can be unique, challenging and difficult. Divorce, blended familes, conflict and other issues can be painful and leave everyone feeling stuck. I am able to give all family members a safe space to share their perspectives, thoughts and feelings. Family therapy can offer greater understanding of the factors affecting the family system and offer more positive solutions towards a happier home.
Couples can have different dynamics and issues and each partner may be experiencing these in their own way. By creating the space for each partner to feel heard and understood, I can help to identify those patterns of interaction that may be keeping the couple, individuals or marriage stuck. I am trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy to help couples become unstuck.