I provide a safe environment for individuals, couples, children and families to explore the difficult times they are experiencing in their lives. My approach is to develop a comfortable and collaborative relationship with my clients so that we can identify a practical and structured plan for reaching therapeutic goals. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I provide support, tools and practical feedback to help clients address life challenges. I work with people who have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety and grief. I enjoy working with couples to improve communication, respect, and intimacy.
My areas of expertise include working with families needing help with structure, communication and effective parenting. Additionally I have done research and training in the area of grief and have worked with many clients to assist them in working through the difficult and often long grief process. I enjoy working with children and adolescents as well.
Additionally, I work with families in crisis who have experienced abuse and trauma and I have training in play therapy and sand tray therapy. My goal is to help clients improve their quality of life and learn tools to cope with any future difficulties that may arise.