Much of the suffering that we experience in life -be they emotions, thoughts, or actions, come from a tension of opposites, the dance between creation and
destruction, spirit and matter, Yin and Yang. To understand this duality is only part of the solution.
I focus on helping you to be seen, to understand who you are, and to dream of who you could become. As a guide on the journey with you, my aim is to
provide you the tools, time, and space to grow and experience yourself in this world. Often, when we begin the journey of self understanding, we start to get closer to our feelings, take
ownership of them, and discover that there is valuable information within them about what we need and how we might imagine living. We start to recongize this, even when difficult experiencs
we'd rather continue to forget come up, for this is how we grow. Our feelings allow for sadness and joy. Anger and fear. Shame and compassion. And everywhere in between. As we learn
to heal our relationship with ourselves, this world, and each other, we begin to be truly seen, deeply connected, and extraordinarily whole. Usually, the original problems that we came into
therapy with will be gone, changed, or no longer seen in the same light.
This journey can help you to reduce anxiety, heal and grow in relatoinship with yourself and others, explore meanings and values, and to "Find Balance" in
Most sessions are self-directed, with me taking an active listener, non-judgmental and reflective approach. I value psychoeducation - understanding how we work is extremely helpful in healing.
I am here to help you set and meet the goals you deem worthy of pursuit, while helping you to explore and process the content you bring.
All therapy is informed by who the therapist and who the client is on some level. Just like every relationship is unique, inspired by nature, nurture, and soul.
I value ideas, approaches and techniques informed by:
Psychodynamic Theory and Depth Psychology
Attachment Based and Object Relations
Person Centered, Humanistic and Existential
Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused
Individual Emotion Focused Therapy
Mindfulness & Strength Based
Philosophy & Spirituality
The East and the West
Song and Poetry