Hi! Change begins with a first step, so thank you for considering me to help you. I work indivdiually with both adolescents and adults.
Counselor in Chicago, IL
I also have experience in and specialize in treatment of anxiety disorders. This includes ongoing training in and practice of mindfulness, relaxation techniques, cognitive behavioral techniques, dialectical behavioral therapy, and EMDR therapy. Different Anxiety disorders that I treat include generalized anxiety, social anxiety, adjustment disorders, and anxiety that occurs with both depression and Bipolar disorders.
I specialize in treatment of depression and mood disorders. Similarly to anxiety and depression, I have been working with depression for around 8+ years. My training includes focusing on up to date techniques to help treat depression symptoms effectively. Depression is often treated with similar therapies, including but not limited to, cognitive behavioral approaches, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness, relaxation and EMDR.
I have been working with people experiencing trauma for 8+ years. I am trained in EMDR, DBT therapy which has been show effective to address and treat trauma symptoms. I have experience working with childhood trauma, PTSD, sexual trauma, sexual abuse. I maintain annual training in these therapies in order to keep current in my knowledge of and application of the techniques I use.