Ages of Focus: Children, Tween/Teens, and Families
"Toys are a child's words, and play is their language" Gary Landreth
My areas of specialty include helping find the root cause to a child's symptoms and completing a thorough assessment, working with trauma/attachment with EMDR, sexual abuse, gifted capabilities, PTSD, anxiety/depression, ADHD, parent-child conflict, Mother/teen conflict, and other school related issues.
" I have discovered , just as my teachers always told me, that we already have what we need. The wisdom, the strength, the confidence, the awakened heart and mind are always accessible, here, now, always. We are just uncovering them. We are rediscovering them. We're not inventing them from somewhere else. They're here." - Pema Chodron ~
My areas of specialty include working with anxiety, ADHD, challenging behaviors, depression, self- harm, trauma and healing, and mindfulness.
"Give yourself time to heal from the challenge you’ve been dealt. Letting go of hurt doesn’t happen overnight. It happens in slow, small steps forward. (Plus a few steps backwards at times.) Be gentle and patient with yourself.” ~Karen Salmansohn
My areas of specialty include EMDR, relationships, anxiety/depression, phase of life issues, LGBTQ, Infertility, Adult ADHD, and family therapy.
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." –Nelson Mandela
My areas of specialty include helping people find their resiliency factors in life, and working with trauma and attachment, anxiety/depression/mood, personality disorders, and working with families. I am certified in EMDR as well as brainspotting.
"Nothing is impossible. The word itself says 'I'm possible.'" Audrey Hepburn
"“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You." – Dr. Seuss"
My areas of specialty include working with trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, children with special needs, Autism Spectrum disorders, LGBTQ+, Peripartum/Postpartum, ADHD, anxiety, and depression.
"Integrity is choosing courage over comfort” - Brene Brown
My areas of specialty include bilingual therapy, working with attachment and trauma, complex grief, anxiety/depression, play therapy, sandtray, EMDR, parenting and family therapy, and survivors of sexual abuse.
"A failure is not a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying."
My areas of specialty include treating behavioral issues or parent/child conflict, anxiety-igniting thoughts with depressive symptoms, poor stress management, life transitions, trauma, grief/loss, mood disorders related to drug/substance abuse, self injurious behaviors, and school-related concerns including ASD, ADHD, and ADD.
“Trauma creates change you don’t choose. Healing creates change you do choose.” - Michelle Rosenthall
My areas of specialty are complex trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, peri/postnatal, depression/anxiety, body image/body trust, positive sexuality, LGBTQIA+, healthy dating relationships, intellectual and developmental disabilities, life transitions and EMDR.