Each of us faces challenging times and
most of us have the inner resources to move through them but sometimes things
we’ve tried in the past don’t work or we’re just not comfortable confiding in
the people we have before. This is when
counseling can be most helpful. I will
provide you with a safe, compassionate and confidential environment to work
through your problems by identifying barriers, exploring inner strengths and
learning new techniques to get you back on the path to leading a successful and
fulfilling life. I work with men and women, couples, teens, children and
I earned my MA in Professional
Counseling at the American School for Professional Psychology at Argosy
University. I earned a BS in Psychology
from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
I have worked as a therapist for both
a not for profit family counseling agency and an EAP (Employee Assistance Plan)
company, providing confidential counseling to employees, managers and
executives of corporations as well as to their family members.
I also have 20 years of corporate experience
in employee benefits. My experience includes sales and marketing, business
startups, mergers and acquisitions, project management and consulting.
Board Certified, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, American Counseling
Association, American Association of Christian Counselors, Certified in Critical
Incident Stress Debriefing, Certified STEP Parenting Educator.
evening appointments available.
is available for:
Reducing symptoms of Anxiety/Panic
Reducing symptoms of Depression
Work Related Issues
Relationship or Marital Issues
Elder care Issues
Grief and Loss
Each person is unique so my approach
to working with clients is flexible and based on each client’s needs and
personal strengths. I use a holistic
approach, which incorporates each client’s physical emotional and spiritual
I incorporate various treatment
methods specifically geared to each client’s needs. Some examples include brief solution focused therapy which is a problem solving approach,
cognitive behavioral therapy which
helps challenge and reframe thoughts that cause conflict or pain, insight oriented therapy which involves
gaining a clearer understanding of yourself and living in a way that is in line
with your beliefs and Christian Counseling.
Within these modes I may incorporate
self help books, exercises, journaling, meditation, relaxation techniques, eco-therapy
using nearby nature trails, art therapy and games for children. I include
referrals to other treatment providers as necessary.
session. Initial free consultation by
phone is available. In Network Insurance discounts may apply. Workplace seminars available upon request