ABOUT ME

I'm glad you're here. I can help

My approach to counseling is first and foremost one of non-judgment, compassion, and warmth. Initially trained as a marriage and family therapist, I have worked with children, teens, families, couples and individual adults since 2009. 

In order to provide effective counseling, I utilize a blend of methods from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Reality Therapy and Motivational Interviewing as is appropriate for each unique individual or couple with which I work. In other words, I listen to your story and help you implement practical solutions. I have experience and training using traditional talk therapy, family systems therapy, and trauma-informed care to help you experience greater joy and satisfaction in your life and relationships. Nurturing a spirit of mindfulness is also foundational to the work I do. To learn more about how I can help and what issues I can help you address, please click on the Services tab at the top of this page. 

 

I am committed to honoring your unique history, culture, and present concerns and am also a LGBTQ-affirming counselor. 

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists and abide by its Code of Ethics.

 

I offer a free, no-obligation phone consultation to see if we might be a good fit. I look forward to hearing from you!

 

Degrees and Certifications

CADC-I (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor)

MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2010

BS in Human Development, Music Minor, 2002

Affiliations

Member of the American Counseling Association

Member of Postpartum Support International

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