Marriage and Family Therapist Associate
Supervisor: Naomi Baker LMFT
I help Millennials and Gen-Z adults have more satisfying relationships and build self-esteem.
503 451 3450
PO Box 5832
Provides free initial consultation
Provides telehealth services
Practicing Since: 2015
My clients struggle like you do. Despite being intelligent, kind, and creative, life is hard. When we first begin therapy, my clients feel like their relationships are lacking. They’re having issues with family, friends, and partners. They wonder why they keep having the same experiences in relationships, and what they can do about it. They wish they knew why things keep playing out in the same way. They feel like they’re not good enough, and that it’s their fault.
I believe that communication with the unconscious mind through dreamwork and active imagination can help us to access the wisdom of our inner depths.
Mindfulness can help us to experience life in a different way. This shift in perspective can help us to reexamine our relationship to our own suffering.
I am a certified teacher of The Realization Process, an embodied path to spiritual awakening, personal growth, and healing created by Judith Blackstone.
Sometimes the burdens of life can feel too heavy to bear. I endeavor to help relieve the weight of depression by providing my clients with compassionate witness.
I completed my initial training as the first male-identified person to offer therapy at the YWCA Silicon Valley Domestic Violence Support Network. I have since worked extensively with youth who have immigrated to the United States from Latin America seeking safety. My work with survivors of trauma has informed my perspective on how to help clients relate to the personal and collective wounds that we all carry.
My years of experience working at mental health agencies gave me insight into the realities of secondary traumatic stress. I understand the challenges that activists and people in the helping professions face as they attempt to maintain self-care and work towards making the world a better place at the same time. I endeavor to provide a refuge for those seeking balance and struggling with burnout.
I believe that it is important for men to reexamine the standards of masculinity that have been put forth by our cultures. I offer a non-judgmental space for male-identified persons to process their feelings regarding their place in a changing world. I take inspiration from Robert Bly, Joseph Campbell, Robert A. Johnson, and the mythopoetic men's movement.
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