A non-judgemental client centered therapist who believes lifestyles and experiences are unique to each individual.
Counselor in Oklahoma City, OK
Depression and anxiety are the most common mental health symptoms people experience that seek treatment with a therapist. While they are common symptoms, they are experienced differently with each client. I too experience these symptoms, so I feel I am qualified both personally and professionally to assist with these symptoms.
While high sensitive person's are not listed as an official diagnosis, I have learned as an HSP that we are sensitive to so many different parts of daily life that we can often have panic attacks without understanding where they stem from on a regular basis. I can assist you with better understanding your triggers and how to work toward lessening panic attacks that interfere with daily functioning.
Many clients believe that PTSD is a diagnosis specifically for those that have been in military battle. That sad truth is that over my career I have found more than half of my clients have experienced trauma and had very difficult childhoods. Triggers of PTSD are often seen in relationships when the partner doesn't understand why their significant other is often so easily angered.
CBT is one of the primary focuses while we are in our masters program. While it doesn't fit all situations, it is a good primary mode of therapy to assist clients with reframing negative thought patterns.
This form of therapy seeks to adjust the stories one tells about one’s life in order to bring about positive change and better mental health. It considers people the experts on their own lives and views them as separate from their problems.
I am currently attending Gottman training so I can explore the best possible ways to help couples communicate and interact with each other in a healthy way. I am not a certified therapist, but hope to continue with all levels of training in this specific method.