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About Me

As a trained, licensed therapist, I am a committed partner and a gentle guide for you and your child through this process of understanding and feeling better. With good humor, compassion, proven techniques and the combined wisdom of all involved, we explore what is happening in your child’s life and heart. I will listen to your feelings and concerns as parents and appreciate the strengths of your child. 

My sessions with kids are fun, playful, engaging, and get results.  Helping them, name and accept their feelings and needs, and understand what is causing them can increase self-confidence, decrease anxiety and enhance family communication and connection. 

I have been told that I am:

A Good Listener. Understanding and nonjudgmental. Compassionate. Safe. Playful and Funny. Easy to get along with. Trustworthy, with unique and creative ways of looking at and solving challenging problems.

My tool box includes:

  • ENGAGEMENT, SUPPORT, ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX SITUATIONS

  • CBT (COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY)

  • PLAY THERAPY

  • SAND THERAPY

  • EMDR ( EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING)

  • MBSR (MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION)

  • BIBLIOTHERAPY

SPECIAL NOTE to parents of Gender non-confirming kids and teens: Please click on the LGBTQ tab to learn more about how I can help and support you.