The Purpose of Counseling is

 understanding your value and gaining tools for lasting change

 

About Me

I am a licensed clinical social worker practicing since 1998.  I have a Master's Degree in Social Work from The University of Michigan.  I enjoy working with people of all different backgrounds, ages, and walks of life.  Let me use my experience to help you learn to recover from stress, anxiety, grief, trauma, and other life transitions.  My approach is working with you in unique & tailored way that is most comfortable in helpful you reach your goals. Understanding your values is the key to living a more meaningful life and productive life.

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Specializing in Anxiety Treatment, Depression and Couples Therapy

Anxiety
Anxiety describes a group of disorders that cause worry, nervousness, and fear. These feelings of anxiety interfere with everyday life and are out of proportion to the triggering object or event.

In some cases, people are unable to identify a trigger and feel anxious for what seems like no reason.

While mild anxiety can be expected in some situations, such as before an important presentation or meeting, persistent anxiety can interfere with a person's well-being. Our team will assist you in developing coping skills that will decrease signs and symptoms of anxiety and increase the quality of your daily life.

Depression

Depression is more than feeling sad after a loss or becoming down because of difficult times. Like many diseases, depression can be very serious. It can effects your thoughts, feelings, actions, and overall health. The good news is depression can be treated. Let us join you in learning new tools to decreasing and eliminating all depressive symptoms.   

Relationships

Interpersonal relationships can be both fulfilling and challenging

Understanding how you make decisions, problem solve, communicate, and process your emotional responses can determine how effectively you engage with those around you.  

Couples Therapy

One of the keys to a successful relationship is establishing healthy "rules of engagement"prior to conflict. If you are interested in learning and utilizing newly developed tools in your daily communication with your partner, I invite you to take the first step towards having a meaningful and satisfying relationship.   

Grief and Loss

Grief is something that all people will face at some point in their lives.  Grief can be connected to people, places, and things through out our life span.  Those losses include but are not limited to, a loved one, career, divorce, employment, pet, financial stability, etc....   We specialize in assisting our client's in processing those losses in a supportive and comfortable setting, walking through each phase of grief.