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Relationships

Relationships are fundamental to the human experience. We crave connection and understanding with others and often feel wounded and alone when those needs are not being met. Whether romantic or platonic, biological or chosen - the people with whom we have relationships greatly impact our experiences.

I am passionate about helping people to have better relationships in all areas of their lives. The model of psychotherapy I practice values the therapeutic relationship (the one you and I create) as a tool to be used in the service of bettering your relationships outside of therapy. 

Together we will explore current and past relationship experiences and patterns. Through this, we will begin to develop a greater understanding of your needs and desires - both met and unmet. Knowing what you want goes a long way in helping you to ask for it from others! To work on having better relationships now - contact me.


Anxiety

We all know the feeling of being nervous for a test or about a problem at work. Often a normal reaction to stressful events, anxiety can become problematic when it spikes high or lasts much longer than expected. With around 40 million adults per year affected in the U.S. anxiety disorders are common - and often very treatable.

Anxiety also comes in many forms, such as Social Anxiety, Panic, Obsessive-Compulsive, or more Generalized. With each form often come specific symptoms - something which we will explore in our work together. 

My approach to treating anxiety centers on not only understanding your current symptoms and struggles - but thinking together about how those developed over time. We will explore how a once helpful coping skill might no longer be working, and work together to find and develop new ways to thrive and overcome anxious thoughts. Contact me now if you're ready to take this next step.

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Depression

Feeling down, sad, and unlike yourself can be particularly disturbing - especially when it looks like fatigue, irritability, difficulty concentrating, and problems sleeping.  Since depression can look very different across individuals, it can be hard to aknowledge our own pain for what it is and to seek help when we notice. 

My belief is that depression is often rooted in feelings of loneliness and shame, and that through the relational process of psychotherapy, we can begin to heal old wounds. To start this process, contact me for your initial consultation.

 


For more information or to inquire about setting up an appointment, please contact me.