My Therapeutic Style & Approach
At some point we can all benefit from what therapy offers: an opportunity to be deeply known and understood. Starting with a warm and collaborative therapeutic relationship, I work from the understanding that meaningful change is possible when we sincerely turn inwards and examine our basic assumptions about ourselves, others, and the world around us.
I believe that therapy is a process of collaborative self-exploration into our values, needs, and ways of being, both with ourselves and others. From this understanding, I work with clients to develop the critical skills of self-awareness, emotional-attunement, and psychological flexibility.
I work interactively and collaboratively, integrating relational, existential, and psychodynamic theories with other modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and mindfulness. Utilizing evidence-based practices with timeless principles of mind/body/spirit, I support individuals and couples with a warm-hearted presence into the extraordinary process of embracing and responding to life from the wisdom within us all.
Who I Work With:
What I Provide:
- Individual therapy
- Couples therapy
- Group therapy
Areas of Specialization:
- Addictive behaviors
- Identity development
- Life transitions
- Relationship issues
- Personality disorders
- Master of Social Work University of Pittsburgh
- Bachelor of Science in Social Work
University of Pittsburgh