Are you noticing more ups and downs with your mood and energy levels lately?
Are you finding it challenging to set boundaries and navigate the new norms of social distancing?
Or are you experiencing intense anxiety or panic, maybe for the first time in your life?
If so, I can assure you that you’re not alone. We are in uncertain times, but it’s good to know that you don’t have to suffer in isolation.
Through our work together, you’Il gain helpful tools for coping. I am now offering phone and video sessions with extended hours, to accommodate the new circumstances we’ve found ourselves in.
For more information on virtual counseling during COVID-19, click here.
Areas of Treatment
I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere in therapy. I can help you find balance and live authentically, in a way that is aligned with your values.
The goal is to provide you with tools that will serve you for the rest of your life. These tools may include yoga, guided meditation, breathing practices, and mindfulness training.
You will gain:
- A deeper understanding of yourself
- Concrete tools for navigating anxiety, depression, and intense emotions
- Practical skills for developing emotional balance and resiliency
- Communication skills for setting healthy boundaries
Getting Started is Easy
Free 15 Min Chat
Email me to set up our 15-minute phone consultation.
We’ll agree on a time and a day to get started.
Meet for First Session
Together, we will make a plan to help your achieve your goals for therapy.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I really need therapy?
If you find that you feel like you keep bumping into the same issues and you can’t seem to overcome them on your own, then therapy may be necessary. The process of therapy is designed to support you as you gain long-term, practical tools for working through life’s challenges. The intention is not that you will be in therapy forever. Sometimes we all just need some professional guidance to help us get unstuck.
What can I expect in the first session when I see a therapist?
The first session is where we spend time getting to know one another. I will be asking you questions about your personal history and reasons for seeking therapy. These questions are aimed at helping us gain clarity in identifying unhelpful habits and patterns, as well as your strengths. Before you leave the first session, you will have a sense of what we will be doing in therapy and how we will get there.
What should I look for in a therapist?
The short answer is CONNECTION. Research shows that the #1 factor in the success (or failure) of therapy is the quality of the relationship between the counselor and the client. You should feel like the therapist is someone you feel safe with and is someone you can trust. You should also get a strong sense that you could work well with this person, even if things get tough.
How do I know if I will benefit from counseling?
While there are no guarantees that therapy will solve all your problems, there are some ways to be sure that you are getting the most out of it. First, you must show up fully and be committed. Second, you must be willing to experience some discomfort at times. Learning to work through it in a productive manner is one of the best gifts of therapy. Finally, be open to enjoying the process. Therapy doesn’t have to be a downer. Many of my clients report that they look forward to our sessions each week.
What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness, in it’s most simple form, is bringing your awareness to the present moment. It’s paying attention fully to sensations, thoughts, feelings or your environment. Mindfulness is a tool for overcoming feelings of overwhelm and managing stress. It is also beneficial for opening up channels of creativity and increasing overall productivity.
Are Virtual Counseling Sessions an Option?
Yes! I am offering phone and video sessions for Colorado residents. Video sessions are secure and HIPAA-compliant It’s quick and easy to get up and running with virtual sessions.
For more information and Telehealth FAQ’s, read this blog post.
For emergencies call 911 or visit your nearest hospital