Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
If anxiety is a persistent issue for you and it is interfering with your functioning, I look forward to working with you to find relief!
470 2nd Street Suite C
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Provides free initial consultation
Provides telehealth services
Practicing Since: 2010
We have all certainly experienced anxiety at some point in our lives, but if it is persistent and if it begins to interfere with your day to day life, you may have an anxiety disorder. This may include struggles with obsessions and compulsions, intrusive thoughts, worries, panic attacks or physical symptoms of anxiety. I work with adults, teens and children by providing specific tools and strategies to empower them to take control of anxiety.
ERP is the gold standard for treating OCD and other anxiety disorders. It is evidence based and highly effective. This is a behavioral intervention that we will work together to implement. I believe it is important to teach my clients as much as possible about these treatment approaches so that there is a thorough understanding of how they work and why they work!
CBT views our behavior as fundamentally influenced by our thoughts and emotions. CBT allows us to better understand these maladaptive or 'dysfunctional' thoughts and replace them with those that have a more positive influence over our behaviors. While we certainly cannot control everything and everyone around us, our thoughts and feelings are aspects of our lives that we can gain control over.
Prior to beginning private practice, I worked as a Child and Family Therapist in an intensive outpatient setting for Trillium Family Services which is Oregon's largest provider of mental and behavioral healthcare for children and families.
My private practice has focused on helping adults find the tools and the strength to manage the often overwhelming stress and anxiety that comes from the busy and demanding lives that we lead as well as anxiety that may be the result of loss, life transitions or stressful relationships.
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