I help entrepreneurs become deeply calm and boldly confident so they can create the business and life they dream about.
Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR
Feeling Unfulfilled or Isolated Critical Inner Monologue Constantly Questioning Yourself Taking “Whatever You Can Get” Minimizing Your Feelings Lacking, or Indirect, Communication Playing Roles That Aren’t Authentic or Genuine Making Decisions Based on How Others MIGHT Feel Over-Valuing What Others Think or Feel Seeking Approval from Others
Feeling “Stuck” or Uncertain Experiencing Anxiety, Stress, Avoidance, or Overwhelm Experiencing Low Energy, Exhaustion, or Burn Out Restrictive Money Narratives Unhealthy and Restrictive Money Stories Imposter Syndrome Phenomenon: You’ll Be “Found Out” As A Fraud You Just Don’t Have It Together, Even Though Others See It Believing You are Underperforming or Not Reaching Your Potential Limiting Beliefs About Your Ability to be Successful Discounting Your Opinions & Thoughts in Conversation
Hiding Parts of Who You Are Over-Commitment to Basically Anything Not Feeling Good Enough or Capable Enough People-Pleasing Behaviors Comparing Anything/Everything & “Falling Short” Perfectionist Expectations Inflexible Thinking (Either/Or Thinking) Struggling to Identify How You Feel “Taking On” the Emotional Experiences of Others as Your Own
Therapists who treat other therapists provide specialized support to mental health professionals, addressing the unique challenges they face. These may include compassion fatigue, professional burnout, and difficulties managing personal and professional boundaries. The objective is to create a space for therapists to engage in self-care, promote their own mental health, and enhance their therapeutic effectiveness.
Job stress refers to the physical and emotional responses caused by work pressures, leading to anxiety, burnout, or tension. It can stem from high demands, low control over tasks, unclear expectations, or poor work-life balance. Chronic job stress may impact productivity, health, and personal life. Therapeutic support helps manage stressors, building resilience and coping strategies.
Career counseling is a process that assists individuals in making informed career decisions, guiding them to discover and understand their skills, interests, and values. It explores potential career paths and facilitates goal setting. This therapy supports dealing with work-related stress, career transitions, and striking a balance between work and personal life.
Existential therapy is a philosophical approach that explores the human condition. It addresses universal issues like freedom, responsibility, mortality, and the pursuit of meaning. Rather than focusing on past experiences, it emphasizes the here-and-now and the individual's potential for self-determination, encouraging authenticity and personal growth.
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a goal-directed approach that centers on the client's present and future, rather than the past. It empowers individuals to envision their desired future and aids them in identifying and leveraging their strengths and resources to bring about meaningful changes and achieve their goals, often in a relatively short timeframe.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a form of psychotherapy that helps individuals embrace their thoughts and feelings rather than fighting or feeling guilty for them. It encourages mindfulness, acceptance, and understanding that difficulties are a part of life, fostering commitment and behavior-change strategies to increase psychological flexibility and enhance well-being.