Providing individual, couples and family counseling. This material provided for you is not intended on being clinical advice, but rather suggestions on how to compliment your mindful efforts on improving your quality of life. This information can also give you a better idea of my philosophy toward helping others. If you’d like to set an appointment with me, I will look forward to elaborating on these brief yet meaningful overviews of my specialties.
Treatment specialization includes:
- Techniques for Anxiety and Depression Reduction/Elimination
- Family/Marital Conflict Resolution
- Effectively Dealing with a Narcissist (in the workplace or within a personal relationship)
- Meditation Practice
- Professional/Occupational/Academic Guidance
- Overcoming and Managing Anger
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Coping and Conquering Psychological Abuse
- Mother and Daughter Relationships
My main focus on how I provide psychotherapy is using the Cognitive-Behavioral Model (CBT). Read More.
When faced with a major life challenge, (such as: job loss, death of a loved one, divorce, finding a new job, etc.), it can feel like the weight of the world is resting on your shoulders. The problem now feels like a test you need to pass but nobody gave you the notes to prepare. When the issue at hand seems to feel so much larger than you, and no answer is in close range, discouragement and dissolution result. Read More
Meditation is very important part of feeling centered, and have peace of mind. The research shows that people who meditate live longer and fuller lives. If you allow for ten minutes a day in the morning and at night to meditate for one month, you will likely feel a greater sense of well-being. Read More
Psychological abuse, otherwise known as emotional abuse or mental abuse, is defined as a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behavior that may result in psychological trauma subjecting or exposing another to behavior that may result in psychological trauma, including anxiety, chronic depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Read More
Anger is one of many emotions we have to express ourselves when we feel wronged. While showing signs of anger can have a place and purpose, (such as protesting, or speaking up for a social cause, standing up to a bully), most of the time, we misuse anger. When we misuse anger, the anger gets turned against ourselves, and does not solve what we were trying to accomplish (such as having the last word in an argument with a spouse). Read More
There’s a famous quote that says, “By the law of averages, it won’t happen.” Most of what we worry about usually doesn’t happen. So why do we let anxiety and worry take front and center stage in our minds when we could gain more control over how much worry we allow ourselves to endure? Instead of anxiety taking over you, you take over the anxiety. If it’s a game between you and anxiety, you will always be the winner. On your watch, try to never let anxiety win because the discomfort worry causes will eventually get the best of you. Read More
Fighting depression can feel like an uphill daily battle for many people. Like a diabetic requiring insulin as a prescription for disease management, thinking optimistically so too needs to be the prescription for emotional well-being. Knowing this guideline will assist you to think more clearly on how to make better decisions to improve your state of mind. Read More
Grieving a loss (i.e. loss of a job, loss of a pet, loss of a loved one/relationship, loss of a dream, loss of an opportunity) a unique process for each individual. There are specific stages a person mourning a loss goes through: shock, denial, anger, acceptance, healing and moving on. It is important to not let others pressure or influence you of when it’s time to go through one stage to another, or to just move on when you’re not ready. Everyone expresses grief differently, and this difference must be respected by those around you. Having this knowledge can help you feel more compassion to what you’re going through, and how you are dealing with your loss. Read More
Resolving Working Dilemmas
Workplace conflict can bring up a host of psychological and personal problems such as: feelings of anxiety and depression, feelings of inadequacy, fear of failure, interpersonal conflict, and job dissatisfaction. In order to work through these challenges, it is important to work on improving your self-confidence. To build self-confidence, you need to be able to take a good look in the mirror, and see yourself for who you really are, not somebody you think you should be. Recognize your talents, passions, and amazing qualities you bring to your workplace. Read More
Mother and Daughter Relationships
All parent-child relationships are special. Father-to-daughter, Mother-to-son or Father-to-son. One of my areas of clinical special interest is Mother-Daughter Relationships. I myself am a mother of a daughter, and a daughter to a mother. I have found working with mothers and daughters together and separately very rewarding. There is something unique about a mother-daughter relationship that is hard to describe completely. Read More
Click here to read my article on Mother-Daughter Relationships published on curejoy.com.
I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for.
For additional resources on my specialties, check out my Published Articles.