Welcome, I am a trauma informed Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist who provides psychotherapy services for individuals experiencing a post-traumatic response, anxiety, or depression. Finding the right person to guide you through the journey of growth, healing, and recovery is an important decision. I hope to be able to provide you with some information that may assist you in making the right decision for your unique self. Please scroll down to read about my approach. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to connect with me.
When we work together, you’ll find my focus isn’t on getting you to a predetermined milestone/goal or state of recovery, but learning about you, hearing you, and seeing you, so that together we can identify ways to create meaningful change … change that leads to hope and contentment. Believing in the capacity for change and for people to find hope, joy, and meaning in their lives, I have witnessed people’s inherent ability to heal and grow in order to interact with the world in ways that are meaningful to them.
I am comfortable speaking about the tough and disturbing things that have happened while also teaching you skills to function and experience a life worth living. I encourage you to draw upon your knowledge of self as you utilize skills, strategies, and access resources. I am a skills based therapist who assists individuals in gaining capacity and mastery. My purpose in working with clients is to ensure that they leave each session with a take away – something that they can put into action between sessions. It is hoped, that in time, the cumulative effect of gaining understanding along with the mastery of skills will lead to greater participation in your life.