Space to process trauma and abuse in childhood through adulthood
Exploration of patterns and blocks that impact your relationships and communication
Work towards self-compassion and relating to yourself in deeper ways
Build towards new relationship and balance with your challenging symptoms
I am formally trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples and individuals, Psychodynamic Theory, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness approaches, Person Centered and Rogerian therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT).
I am a graduate of Lewis and Clark’s Professional Mental Health Counseling Masters program where I also completed additional training in the clinical treatment of Grief & Loss, Human Sexuality, and Trauma.
For several years I worked in rural county mental health, serving on DBT, suicide intervention, and eating disorder teams, before starting my own counseling practice.
Before becoming a therapist I served my community in a clinical-medical role in Infertility, Perinatology, Obstetrics and Naturopathic specialties.
I am a Health at Every Size provider and I welcome all people to my practice.
I am an Attachment Theory based psychotherapist who believes that our earliest experiences and primary relationships impact us in deep ways that follow throughout our lifetime.
I also draw heavily from Psychodynamic Theory, which focuses on self-examination of our greatest blocks, themes, and beliefs of life, sometimes from the unconscious parts of our minds.
I would consider myself a "process" therapist; this means that my focus is not to change you. Instead, my focus is to help you deeply connect with yourself and change patterns in yourself and your relationships.
My work is highly relational. It is not only important that I to listen to you, but also that I interact with you and your emotions throughout each session.
My hope is to create an environment in each session where safe, secure, open communication and connection can be fostered.
Together we will pay close attention to the invaluable information that your emotions, patterns, attachments, and traumas provide.
Throughout the therapy experience you should expect to learn how to integrate new awareness of yourself and the patterns in your life and build upon your connection with your inherently valuable self.
$125 per 50 minute individual counseling session
I am not currently contracted with any insurance companies. However, I am happy to provide a detailed receipt for your services referred to as a "Superbill" for you to submit to your insurance for Out-Of-Network coverage reimbursement, if that is a benefit that your insurance provides to you. I encourage you to connect with your insurance provider regarding these benefits.
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis please call 911 or have a loved one bring you to your nearest emergency room
Below is a list of 24/7 free confidential crisis lines
General Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text Home to “741741”
Call to Safety (domestic and sexual violence survivor support) :888-235-5333
National Maternal Mental Health Hotline: 833-943-5746
Racial Equity Support Line: 503-575-3764
Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
Alcohol and Drug Helpline: 800-923-4357
Military helpline: 888-457-4838
Warm Line/Friendship Line (ages 60+): 800-698-2392 or 800-971-0016
la Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio (en español): 888-628-9454
You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost. Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services.
For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises or call 800-985-3059
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