Couples Counseling

Specializing in Couples Counseling, I draw upon research-proven methods to address the specific needs of each couple in a safe and supportive environment. In collaboration, we will work to identify and break negative cycles, build a foundation of trust, and explore hopes and dreams for the relationship. Whether you’re in a new romance, are considering marriage, or are a couple who has been together for many years, I will assist you in creating the relationship you want.

Areas of focus may include:

  • Improving Communication
  • Rebuilding Trust
  • Increasing Emotional and Sexual Intimacy
  • Managing Parenting Challenges
  • Addressing Conflict and “Hot Button” Issues
  • Supporting Self-Regulation
  • Recovering from Infidelity
  • Navigating Separation or Divorce

Individual Counseling

Whatever it is you are struggling with, I am here to offer support. The therapy room is a safe, non-judgmental space in which you can explore the challenges you are facing. Together we will look at what’s going on in the present, how the past may affect current behaviors and beliefs, and work toward clarity on your goals and hopes for the future. Through this process, you can gain a better understanding of yourself and your relationships, learn effective coping strategies, and start taking steps toward decreased suffering and greater well-being.

People come see me for a variety of reasons, including:

  • Managing Anxiety
  • Experiencing Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Parenting Concerns
  • Dating Challenges
  • Recovering from a Break-Up
  • Life Transitions
  • Self-Esteem
  • Family Conflict
  • Personal Growth
  • Stress Management
  • Matters of Spirituality/Religion
  • Grief and Loss

Cancer Support

Support can come in many forms, and therapy is one of the pieces that can be helpful when you or someone you love has cancer. Having specialized in working with individuals, couples and families impacted by cancer, I understand the many effects a diagnosis has on people’s lives. With compassion and openness, I will assist you in developing coping strategies to decrease stress, identifying ways to regain some control, and navigating the many decisions and changes in your lives.

Themes explored may include:

  • Quality of Life
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Identifying Stressors and Reducing Stress
  • Relationships with Family and Friends
  • Coping Tools & Strategies
  • Sex & Intimacy
  • Feeling Alone
  • Beliefs About Death and Priorities for Living
  • Finding Supports for Hope & Optimism
  • Work & Employment Issues