Anxiety + Depression
I believe in the power of showing up and providing genuine support in a positive, non judgmental, and comfortable environment. Regardless of what you may be suffering from (anxiety, depression, family issues, coming out, a life change, breakup, a gender or sexual identity transition) we can start the process of healing and problem solving through therapy.
Taking the first step to engage in therapy isn't easy, but it is brave and will be worth it. I offer a range of clinical services to adults of all ages, youth, children, and couples or romantic partnerships.
Areas of special interest include:
Trauma recovery and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
Cognitive behavioral approach to anxiety and depression
Life transitions, building independence, finding community away from home, creating life balance
Emotion regulation work
Behavioral related challenges for children and families
LGBTQ+ gender identity, including transition services
Therapy for couples and relationship units
l look forward to scheduling a 15 minute phone consultation to establish what that work will look like. I also have an active teletherapy practice and can schedule video sessions in MD, VA, and DC.
“We do not see things as they are; We see them as we are.” – Anaïs Nin.
I am proud of you for taking this step in your journey. Maybe you struggle to express your thoughts or feelings, or your child has emotional/behavioral challenges that are hard to understand. It could be that you’re experiencing anxiety or depression, a life transition/adjustment, or feeling the effects of past trauma. I imagine your goal is to live a fulfilled and happy life, our work together can be an integral part of that process. Let's discuss where you'd like to see yourself and utilize proven clinical methods to help get you there. Now is the ideal time.
I am a licensed counselor and art therapist. Art therapy is a non intrusive form of therapy that can help people of all ages express difficult thoughts and emotions. By drawing or visually expressing your feelings while talking, even if you can't label or identify your emotions, we will have a starting point with which to address and treat your challenges.
I specialize in helping children, teens and adults work through many complicated emotions and challenges. Using art therapy, cognitive models, and strength based therapies we can develop an eclectic and individualized plan to address your needs. I am excited to provide a safe and comfortable environment while guiding you through this healing process.
Life is a journey which can be filled with worries and relationship difficulties. If your journey feels heavy, if you face anxiety and depression; I am here to help. The struggles surrounding life's many challenges can leave you feeling stuck. While taking the first step can be difficult; it is brave. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, and behavioral challenges in children, teens, and adults. I also work closely with couples (of all orientations) to improve communication, while also healing past wounds. I am prepared to guide you through the process to reach a place of feeling content, at ease, and truly your best.
I am dedicated to creating a welcoming and safe space for healing. We will explore your narrative, your identity, and your strengths. I use an eclectic approach based on your needs, pulling from psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral frameworks. I like to work together in a collaborative way, empowering you to tap into your tremendous capacity for growth.
What are you waiting for? Now is the best time to begin healing, to feel better, and to experience true fulfillment. Please come as you are! I welcome clients of all gender presentations, sexual orientations, religious backgrounds, ethnic groups and races. I look forward to discussing your needs to determine if I am the right therapist for you.