I aim to provide ongoing support and guidance to individuals and families to strengthen and promote mental wellness.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Redmond, WA
Gender dysphoria is when an individual encounters feelings and emotions of distress and angst due to identity confusion. This uncertainty can cause feelings of frustration, sadness, disorientation, anxiety, and depression. Learning how to cope with your emotions, build self-confidence and finally being able to define yourself and your goals is principal to growing self-worth.
One of the hallmarks of depression is feeling overwhelmed and having trouble focusing. Therapy helps you step back and see what might be contributing to your depression and how you can make changes. Here are some of the “big picture” themes that therapy can help with: relationships, setting healthy boundaries, and handling life's problems
I treat all types of anxiety disorders such as panic attacks, agoraphobia, specific phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), acute stress disorder, social anxiety, interpersonal anxiety and more.
Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, emotions, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment with openness and curiosity. It has a variety of research-backed impacts, including reduction in stress, and improvements in job satisfaction, emotional regulation, and focus.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a short-term form of behavioral treatment. It helps people problem-solve. CBT also reveals the relationship between beliefs, thoughts, and feelings, and the behaviors that follow. Through CBT, people learn that their perceptions directly influence how they respond to specific situations. In other words, a person’s thought process informs their behaviors and actions.
Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) places focus on a person's present and future circumstances and goals rather than past experiences. In this goal-oriented therapy, the symptoms or issues bringing a person to therapy are typically not targeted.