Therapy is an invitation to step inward, to listen and learn to be with your experiences.
Areas of Expertise
Intrusive thoughts and painful feelings seem to be taking over your life and it’s impossible to stop them. Worry, self-doubt, fear, panic...feeling or wishing like your life should be different or easier, that you should be different, comparing yourself to others who seem to have it all together.
Your symptoms and struggles are here to tell you something. It's time to pay attention to what needs to shift, and I'm here to help you truly listen. Let's stop trying to ignore and outpace your anxiety, and instead, welcome it into our conversations. What understanding does it have to offer? What does it want you to know? Let's explore the insight it holds and maybe then, it won't hold so much power over your life. Read more...
Do you remember when you stopped living and started coping instead?
We often forget that life isn't just about getting by, but really living. When depression seems to be at its strongest, it can feel like there's no way out and nothing we can do - an endless cycle of sadness, inertia and pain. But if you are ready for a change no matter how small the step in your current circumstances, then know this: There is hope in every tomorrow even when our minds attempt to convince us otherwise! Now is always the time to take action towards creating positive transformation in both yourself and your life. Read more...
Women's issues and relationship issues often go hand in hand. If you are struggling to know yourself or set boundaries with others, you can begin to change that here. Pause for a moment and reflect: How did you find yourself in this emotional turmoil? You always thought that you were doing "the right thing," making thoughtful decisions, yet here you are, feeling as if all your efforts have gone unnoticed. It's time to explore this further. Read more...
I believe that the key to a fulfilling and purpose-driven life lies within the depths of your being. My approach focuses on helping you explore and unearth the inner wisdom and strength that resides within you, paving the way for a truly holistic and empowered way of living.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM OUR SESSIONS?
1. Mindfulness: The cornerstone of our work lies in cultivating mindfulness, allowing you to become fully present in the moment. Through various techniques, we will help you harness the power of mindfulness, fostering self-awareness, and nurturing a deeper connection with yourself.
2. Belief and Pattern Identification: Together, we will embark on a journey to identify and examine the beliefs and patterns that may be limiting your personal growth. By shining a light on these unconscious obstacles, we create opportunities for lasting change and self-empowerment.
3. Connection with Pain: Acknowledging and holding your pain is an integral part of the healing process. Through compassionate guidance, we will gently guide you to explore and connect with your pain, enabling profound personal growth and emotional healing.
4. Tools and Resources: My commitment to your journey includes equipping you with a diverse set of tools and resources tailored to your specific needs. These tools will empower you to navigate life's challenges, fostering a deeper sense of self-trust and self-confidence.
5. Trusting and Supportive Environment: I understand that trust is a fundamental aspect of your healing and growth. I am here to earn your trust and create a safe and supportive environment, where vulnerability is honored and transformation thrives.
6. Respect for Your Boundaries: Your comfort and readiness are of utmost importance to me. I respect your unique pace, never push you beyond your limits or force you to explore areas you're not yet prepared to delve into. My approach is gentle, supportive, and nurturing, encouraging personal growth in alignment with your individual journey.
7. Empowering Challenges: Growth sometimes requires gentle challenges, and I recognize this truth. When the time is right, I will skillfully challenge you, encouraging you to step outside your comfort zone and tap into your full potential.
My intention and hope is that you will leave therapy with renewed sense of self-acceptance and self-trust so that you can feel empowered to make the best, most authentic choices for yourself. Your first step is to select the right therapist for you (not a small task at all...I know), so if you feel like you and I could work well together, please reach out. Call me or email me today!