My counseling work has primarily focused on children, adolescent, and adults with concerns about anxiety, depression, grief, and self-esteem. Clients' counseling issues include personal, emotional, professional, and relationship problems, among many others. My primary approach to counseling is an integration of person-centered, mindfulness-based, and cognitive-behavioral therapies. In essence, this integrative counseling approach strives to balance mindful awareness, a genuine and empathic relationship with the client, and a collaborative effort to identify what changes a client can make to minimize emotional and behavioral disturbances. When appropriate, I also use play therapy and expressive art therapy techniques with clients, incorporating any arts modality that lends itself to the specific client's wellness, needs, and comfort levels.
My role is to help you reach whatever goals you may have for yourself by providing non-judgmental support and facilitating your journey, whatever form it may take. I strive to empower you and help you expand healthy awareness, rather than give you advice.