Always providing a non-judgmental, supportive, and safe environment to reach YOUR goals. You are the expert on your own life.
Clinical Social Worker in Newton, MA
Explore identity development, whether moving into adulthood, or navigating family. Change is hard, giving yourself space, time and kindness is important to the management of change.
I work with LGBTQ+ clients regularly as you navigate how interact with your world, and become more comfortable in your skin. Whether you are trans, gender fluid, identify as gay/lesbian, I am here to help you explore the complexities of the systems in which you have to interact, and the minority status that you hold.
Adolescence is a difficult time of life, when we are exploring our identity, new and changing social norms, and feelings of powerlessness in the systems that we have to interact. Navigating friends, family and emotions are difficult with the significant physical changes that are occurring at the same time. Whether you are a teen, young adult or parent, exploring this unique period of change to find helpful techniques for support can be beneficial.
You have many of the skills that you need to navigate your problems and your world. Sometimes it's about trusting ourselves. The use of psychodynamic therapy allows us to use different modalities to explore treatment that is the best fit for your needs.
Getting through intense moments of discomfort, and holding safety at the same time, can be difficult. DBT informed therapy allows us to grow our windows of distress tolerance, and get through those difficult moments to be able to be present to do the work that will make our everyday better.
Sometimes we need to challenge our thoughts, emotions or behaviors. Changing any one of these can have an impact on the other. Using this tool, we can reframe your experiences and establish boundaries that feel enforceable, so that you can feel your best about doing your best!