About My Clients
My clients are adults of all ages working through a wide range of issues, such as depression, anxiety, addiction, grief, spiritual disconnection, relationship difficulties, and more. I have a particular interest and additional experience with the LGBTQ population, young adults working to establish their identities, those working through painful grief journeys, and those who are exploring their faith or spirituality.
My Background and Approach
Most of my clinical experience comes from working with adults and young adults struggling with addiction, trauma, anxiety, sexual and gender identity exploration, and spiritual distress. I am dedicated to providing unique treatment plans tailored to each individual’s needs and life situations. I also specialize in using spirituality—in many forms—to help clients realize their potential and find satisfaction in their lives. My foundational approach uses empathy, encouragement, and insightful feedback to help you continue to grow and manage your life in a healthy and productive way.
My Personal Beliefs and Interests
I have felt the benefit of counseling in my own life many times, and I believe that working with a licensed counselor is one of the greatest ways to gain insight into our own thoughts, emotions, and behaviors and to make positive changes using those insights. I am also an ordained minister, so I am familiar with using spirituality to find a greater sense of peace and connection with others. From my own life experience, I understand the difference between spirituality and religiosity and so I always honor each person’s spiritual beliefs and ways of expressing that. Spirituality can be a powerful tool for growth, but what that looks like is up to you.