Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
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. My specialty is the treatment of anxiety disorders and OCD, and I look forward to working with you to find relief.
Provides free initial consultation
Provides telehealth services
Practicing Since: 2010
Emotions hold an incredible power over our lives and relationships and this can be destructive or productive. I utilize Emotionally Focused therapeutic approaches in order to help individuals and couples experience emotions as positive and motivating. Therapy is an important place to better understand and manage our emotions.
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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