Ages of Focus: Children, Tween/Teens, and Families
“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious life. But for children, play is serious learning and self awareness” — Fred Rogers.
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.
"“If you treat the world as a friendly and hopeful place, as a web of relationships, you’ll look for the good news in people and not the bad. You’ll be willing to relinquish control, and in surrender you’ll actually gain more strength as people trust in your candor and come alongside.” -David Brooks " –
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, childhood sexual trauma, 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.
Woodlands Location and Teletherapy
My areas of speciality include working with those that struggle with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, psychosis, ADHD, behavioral issues, substance abuse, mood disorders, psychosomatic disorders and personality disorders. My goal is to empower others to find the tools they need to cope and heal from with life's challenges.
"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.
“Even here there is room for new chapters to be written. There is room for new stories to be told. For you have known what it means to go through fire, and you will also know what it means to come forth as gold.” - Morgan Harper Nichols
My areas of interest include complex trauma, neglect, abuse, social and/or educational difficulties, PTSD, behavioral issues, and parental divorce. Additional areas of interests include working with infants, toddlers, and families experiencing difficulties with healthy attachment and/or have been involved with the foster care system.