No matter who you are, what stress you're facing right now, what wrong things have happened to you or what you've done in the past, your difficult experiences contain the seeds of sanity and practical, lasting change. In empowering conditions, those seeds will naturally open and grow in healthy directions to the benefit of yourself, your loved ones, your colleagues/clients, your local communities, and our shared society...
So, who are you, and how can I help?
Has the pandemic led to the loss of a loved one?Are you an extrovert feeling restless and angry about stay at home orders?Are you an introvert feeling ok with social distancing but profoundly anxious about what's to come?I'm available via telehealth to address intense and varied stress around COVID-19. Are you a high-functioning professional feeling little or no purpose in your work?An hyperstressed college student or young professional navigating big change?I help clients find meaning and direction.A frustrated parent of an angry depressed teen?A fed up partner considering separation or divorce or having an affair?I help clients face estrangement and end stalemates in their relationships.A disheartened caregiver to someone you love?A burning out healthcare provider to people you barely know?I practice and teach resilience strategies to address compassion fatigue.
An overwhelmed veteran or peacekeeper?A person harmed by religion or feeling spiritually cut off?A12-step group member needing different support than sponsors can give?A trauma or abuse survivor with chronic pain or illness, disordered sleep or appetite?I study and address trauma's varied emotional, physical, behavioral, spiritual symptoms.A sufferer of moods that swing without warning from frantic to despairing?A family member or friend to someone who can't seem to connect or empathize with others?I treat bipolar disorders and am a resource for people who love people with personality disorders.Are you conflicted -- or certain -- about your sexual orientation or gender identity and facing criticism?Are you engaging unconventional relationships, lifestyles, or work and feeling misunderstood/unsupported?I'm a safe/allied therapist for people in LGBTQ, kink, and sex-worker communities.Are you an athlete off your game or an artist out of touch?Are you having a tough time getting through a loss or transition?Are you avoiding a hard conversation or seemingly impossible decision?I offer brief therapy for everyday, transient, adjustment-related distress.