Relationship Counselor and Trauma Therapist
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individual therapy

 
 

I work well with adults who are seeking individual therapy for the following concerns: 

 

Anxiety

  • Reduce and manage stress, worry and fear.

  • Identify and decrease the physical symptoms of anxiety (e.g., rapid heart rate, sweating, difficulty breathing, body aches, dizziness, and numbness or tingling in your hands/feet ).

  • Let go of overthinking.

  • Learn and utilize grounding and relaxation skills to connect to the present moment, gain clarity, and feel calmer.

Codependency

  • Increase self-esteem & self-worth.

  • Learn and implement healthy relationship boundaries.

  • Release the need to control, save or manage other people.

  • Create an identity beyond helping others, pleasing others, or being needed.

  • Learn to ask for help.

  • Identify & express your feelings and needs.

Depression

Identify and reduce depressive symptoms (e.g.,sadness, frequent crying, emptiness, hopelessness, loss of interest or pleasure in activities, sleep disturbance, weight loss/gain, fatigue, thinking or concentration issues, and suicidal thoughts). 

  • Heal from current or past intimate partner violence.

  • Process distressing childhood memories of experiencing or witnessing domestic violence or abuse.

  • Seek support and information in order to better support a friend or family member who is in an abusive relationship.

For more information on this issue, please visit domestic violence counseling.

Grief & Loss

  • Grieve the death of a loved one.

  • Process feelings after experiencing a miscarriage.

  • Recover from the loss of a relationship (e.g., after a divorce or breakup).

  • Start over after a job or career loss.

Life Transitions & Changes

  • Master "adulting" and the transition into adulthood.

  • Decide whether to relocate, marry, or have children.

  • Navigate a job or career change.

  • Adjust to a new role as a spouse, parent, or caretaker.

Relationship Issues

  • Recover from a breakup or divorce.

  • Decide whether to stay or leave a relationship.

  • Clarify current relationship wants or need.

  • Cope with being single or the challenges of dating.

  • Identify and deconstruct relationship dynamics and patterns.

Self-Esteem & Self-Worth

  • Identify interests and strengths.

  • Build confidence.

  • Challenge negative self-talk and self-criticism.

  • Practice self-compassion.

  • Develop assertiveness.

  • Set healthy boundaries.

Trauma & PTSD

  • Heal from a single traumatic event (e.g.,a natural disaster, car accident, or violent crime).

  • Work through complex trauma which occurs from multiple traumatic events over a period of time (e.g., domestic violence or abuse, childhood physical or sexual abuse, childhood emotional neglect, bullying, harassment, racism or discrimination).

Women's Issues

Explore and process the challenges of being a woman in today's society (e.g., gender discrimination, sexual harassment, infertility, miscarriage, post-partum depression, domestic violence, sexual abuse, work/life balance, people pleasing, perfectionism, and aging).

 

 
When we don’t ask for what we want or need, we discount ourselves.
— Melody Beattie
 

 
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Ready to invest in yourself ? 

I offer both in person and online therapy sessions for adults seeking to feel calmer, clearer and more connected. If you'e wondering if I'm the right therapist for you, reach out and schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation.