I'm a Marriage and Family Therapist with 10 years of experience helping adults gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to overcome Childhood Emotional Neglect. I operate from a psychodynamic/attachment based theoretical orientation, and I am also very direct and skills oriented. I particularly enjoy helping my clients gain skill and confidence in their ability to understand and connect to themselves, cope with and listen to their emotions effectively, and communicate and connect with others in more meaningful ways.
Simply put, CEN is about what you didn't sufficiently receive/learn in childhood, and a lot of this centers on lack of healthy emotional development. This lack of education, modeling and coaching can have significant and devastating impact on how we see and connect with ourselves, show up in relationships, and navigate our world. I believe it is possible to both learn healthy emotional development skills at any age, and start engaging in your life with intention and authenticity without holding back.