Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
MFT, CADC III, NCC
Whether you are looking for individual therapy or couples counseling, my approach is down-to-earth, directly engaged, and whole-hearted.
15110 Boones Ferry Rd
Lake Oswego, 97035
1923 NE Broadway Street
Portland, Oregon 97232
Provides telehealth services
Practicing Since: 2002
The field of Depth Psychology we know today came from the original works of Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud. Both Jung and Freud sought awareness and examination of all things unconscious. A Depth approach looks across a wide field of knowing, from direct personal experience to culture and human existence as a whole. Image, dream, and metaphor are important components in uncovering our true selves.
Helping to develop healthy, happy lives and relationships within the queer, poly, lifestyle, and sexual minority communities.
I believe relationships are the cornerstone of all human development. Our development has everything to do with our ability to have trusting, stable, loving, and overall fulfilling relationships.
Codependency can be defined as the tendency to put others needs before your own; accommodating to others to such a degree that you tend to discount or ignore your own feelings, desires and basic needs. In codependency our self-esteem depends largely on how well we please, take care of and/or solve problems for someone else (or many others). In a sense, then only really know yourself through your role with others. Moving towards greater balance between self and others is possible!
Depression can show up in many different flavors and intensities. It can affect our sleep, our appetite, motivation, and certainly our relationships. Some types of depression makes us feel sad and hopeless, while others can feel agitating, even rageful. Regardless, depression takes over our lives and negatively impacts our functioning. Getting to the root of what's pressing down on us is key to recovering.
This is an opportunity to explore the myriad components of gay male identity in the dynamic context of an ongoing interpersonal process group. The purpose of the group is to develop our capacity for meaningful, authentic and loving relationships with other gay men in the context of a safe, supportive environment.
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