Everyone has encountered their own set of challenges that make them who they are. Our individuality & uniqueness is our greatest strength!
Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR
Our relationship with our selves and others begins with our experience of attachment to our caregivers. Attachment is a huge part of our behaviors in relationship with everyone in our lives- our partners, children, parents, families, and friends.
I was trained in expressive arts through my graduate program and enjoy using drawing, painting, sand tray, play therapy, and drama therapy to help support your growth. Let me know what your interests are and we\'ll find a way to incorporate it into your treatment plan!
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy works strategically to help you identify your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and how they all interact to create your internal world.
I was trained with a family systems lens and am always considering complex dynamics as well as intergenerational trauma in my work with all clients- whether you come along with you family or as an individual.
I work alongside survivors of trauma and abuse frequently in my practice of therapy. I use a trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy lens and Narrative Therapy in order to help you re-story your experience.
Anxiety is one of our biggest afflictions as a society. I frequently work with clients with both anxiety and panic and use a Cognitive Behavioral Approach to help you learn skills to manage intense feelings.