I believe that effective therapy must include
the whole of our experience including body, mind and spirit. Recognizing our
beliefs and understanding our behaviors can support change, although for change
to persist, we need to embody the experience. It is necessary
to be informed by all of our senses along with our minds and our spiritual
sense of self for permanent change to occur.
Therefore, my work aims to create experiential
learning along with cognitive understanding
supported by the use of somatic (body
awareness) methods and mindfulness practices.
I utilize numerous strategies when working with my clients including cognitive/behavioral approaches for solution focused difficulties,
somatic (body awareness) orientation and EMDR (eye movement and
desensitization) for trauma and developmental issues.
I am also trained in the use of hypnosis for many life struggles including weight loss and smoking cessation.
I specialize in working with individuals healing from trauma, couples and individuals struggling with intimacy and attachment issues, and families resolving conflict and life transitions.