About My Clients
You appear to have your life together on the outside, but on the inside you have been hiding your past abuse or trauma. You may be doing well in many ways but painful memories are getting in the way of your life and the relationships you want to have. But it doesn't have to be this way. You can heal from your past and live your life in a better way. I can help you get there.
My Background and Approach
Trauma-focused therapy can help so much if you can talk and connect with the right therapist. I have the training, experience, and most importantly the right personality to help many of those suffering from PTSD, depression, and anxiety. I have been provided therapy for 7 years to those seeking help with past abuse/trauma, low self-esteem, guilt shame, and anxiety. I help my clients move past painful memories and shame to live happier and healthier lives. I will not judge you for what you think, how you feel, or what has happened to you. We can talk about anything, big or small. You are in control of the session. Based on what you need, I can sit and mostly listen. Or I can give lots of feedback and use powerful therapy techniques to help you understand your symptoms and take control of your life. I have been trained in EMDR, CBT, and many other styles of therapy. I am also a Certified Trauma Treatment Professional.
My Personal Beliefs and Interests
I believe in the power of being vulnerable. For therapy to be effective, we need to be vulnerable to share our pain, emotions, hopes, and fears. However, I also believe that therapy can feel very scary. At least, that is how I felt. Because I have been in therapy before, I understand what it feels like to be the client. There have been times in my life where I struggled with mental health and kept part of my life hidden from my family and friends. I was scared to talk with someone about my struggles. I was terrified of being judged or criticized by anyone, and really thought it would be easier to avoid dealing with my crap. However, my crap kept getting in the way of the life I wanted to live. Once I decided to be vulnerable and honestly talk about my struggles, it was a game changer. It took some time, as therapy often does, but it helped me make the changes I wanted. The same can happen for you.