Jamie specializes in working with clients who are struggling with issues related to sex and sexuality, as well as general relationship concerns. She is engaged in ongoing training in sex therapy and she utilizes a sex-positive approach in her work. Jamie has experience in treating individuals and couples who are experiencing significant sexual shame that is impeding their ability to enjoy fulfilling sexual experiences. She also has experience treating low sexual desire.
My Background and Approach
To help the individuals, couples, and families she works with, Jamie draws upon techniques from various therapeutic approaches, including attachment theory, Emotion-focused Therapy, narrative therapy, systems theory, and sex therapy. She believes it is essential to be mindful of oppressive systems and the trauma they can cause. In addition to being trauma-informed, she practices culturally-sensitive therapy and often utilizes techniques from a feminist approach in her work.
My Personal Beliefs and Interests
Jamie considers the therapeutic space to be sacred, and she uses a warm, empathetic approach to ensure clients feel seen, heard, and understood. It is of upmost importance to Jamie that her clients feel accepted in the therapeutic space, as this fosters room for exploration that can lead to lasting growth and change. Jamie believes in a collaborative approach that respects the autonomy of her clients; she helps them identify their therapeutic goals and, together, they discover ways those goals can be achieved. She also believes that a life without laughter is a tragic life and she uses her sense of humor to connect with others.