Whether you are dating, newly engaged, separated, or veterans in the midst of marriage, couples therapy is for you. If you have been in any type of relationship for a significant amount of time, you have likely had the altogether uncomfortable experience of having parts of yourself unexpectedly drawn out of hiding. Something about sharing the very intimate and vulnerable details of life with another person can be both beautiful and terrifying. Unintentionally, these places may become the target points we aim for when we are experiencing conflict with our partners. Within the context of therapy, my goal is to create an environment in which both partners feel safe and understood, while also gaining new ways of relating to one another.
The word family is inevitably yoked with experience. Depending on your upbringing, this might fall anywhere on a spectrum ranging from laughter and tradition to loneliness and confusion. We all belong to families. At times, there will be seasons that feel impossible to navigate within them. As parents, caregivers, children, or loved ones, if you find yourself here know that you are not alone. I have experience working with families in high conflict, walking through the painful process of separation, processing the impacts of substance abuse as well as those experiencing loss. Every member of your family has a voice worth hearing. We can work together to find a way for you to understand and value each other.
If you are a teenager or have the pleasure of parenting one, you are probably all too familiar with the phrase, “you just don’t get it.” Chances are, you don’t. Adolescents are experiencing change unparalleled to any other developmental period of their lives. The desires to explore autonomy and identity often conflict with the need for structure and support. Your adolescent wants the freedom to become while also desperately needing the appropriate boundaries within which to do so. They also want to feel uncritically heard and nurtured. By providing adolescents with a therapeutic space within which to express themselves openly, they are granted the opportunity to discover the people they are becoming.
Every season of life presents us with new challenges. The ways in which we address (or avoid) these changes has significant impact on our emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical health. If you find yourself at what feels like an impasse in work, relationships, school, planning for the future, or mustering the energy to make it through the day, you are in good company. We are not meant to overcome these hurdles alone. The power of connection within a safe and secure relationship cannot be quantified. I have experience working with individuals of all ages wrestling with depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, personality disorders, addiction, relational issues, sexuality, domestic violence, and a variety of other issues. You have a story worth listening to. It would be an honor to walk alongside you through the next chapter.