Prior to entering private practice, I spent a few years working in an outpatient substance abuse clinic. I also did some work as a birth and postpartum doula. I have specialized training in Substance Abuse. I also have specialized training in Perinatal Mental Health.
I work with people on a wide range of issues including, but not limited to:
From your perspective, what is therapy?
To me, therapy is a safe space to process difficult emotions and ingrained narratives. I think therapy works best when it is a collaborative process of exploration and reflection. In therapy, the client should feel free to explore feelings and ideas free from judgement or societal constraints. As a therapist, I think of my job as being akin to a guide, who helps lead a client down the path of discovery, creating a feeling of safety and being held, which ultimately can lead to self acceptance and self actualization.
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