I can see your beauty, magic, and talent! Do you know what you offer the world? Let's unwrap it together!
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern in Clackamas, OR
Supervised by Beth Bodgon, LPC
Increasing your self-awareness and self-understanding, focusing on the freedom and responsibility you have to your choices which works to expose your power over the direction you are going are main tenets of existential therapy. Helping you confront negative internal thoughts rather than external forces while helping you focus more on the experiences that are life-enhancing while working to alleviate the symptoms that make life harder are the intentions of this type of therapy.
Gestalt Art/Drawing Therapy is one of my favorites to use with children. These techniques help children speak honestly and reveal difficult feelings that they often cannot do with conversation alone.
Our problems do not define us, we are separate from them. There is great importance in both the words we use inside our mind to communicate with ourselves (self-talk) and the beliefs we have about the role we play in the story of our life. I can help you gain a new empowered perspective so you can "rewrite" the story of your future.
If you nurture others as part of your day to day job then you likely have experienced "compassion fatigue". We are told to take care of ourselves but trying to figure out exactly how to do that seems almost impossible! I would love to help you learn more about what self-care REALLY is, how to find the right system for your lifestyle and personality, and develop habits that actually mold into your daily life so that you feel the relief and self-love that accompanies a good system.
As a military spouse and mother I've lived through deployments and injuries. I spent years assisting veterans and their families survive the hardships, hold everything together, rebuild a life post-deployment, and the mulititude of issues that civilians often don't quite understand.
True femininity is a beautiful and powerful thing to embrace. I am passionate about this topic which is different than feminism. I want to help you connect with the shadow, lunar, femininity, the receptive power of knowing and trusting that resides inside. I want to help you connect with your body again!