The clients I see are typically thoughtful, intelligent people who look good on paper but who may be experiencing personal difficulties or challenges. I specialize in helping people explore their values, communicate their needs to others, and ultimately, to live a life full of meaning and reward. My clients consistently report that working with me has allowed them to develop deeper, stronger connections in their lives.
The focus of my private practice includes couple conflict and individual anxiety, depression, compulsion, and trauma all of which affect our ability to be present in the moment and to connect with others. Intimacy and sexual difficulties are additional concerns for which people see me.
Complementing my unique clinical experience in couples counseling, I also draw from my first Masters in Human Development. I will help you understand how your experiences, and your responses to your experiences, are within the spectrum of normal human emotion, thought, and behavior. Clients tend to feel relief when they know that they are, “Not the only one going through this,” and “It makes perfect sense now why I feel this way.”
I have called Kansas City, Vermont, New York, Chapel Hill/Durham, San Francisco, and now Charleston home. My personal and professional experience in these diverse, vibrant communities has profoundly influenced my ability to create a safe and validating therapeutic environment where you can grow. Read More