Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling life takes courage. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will help you overcome the challenges you are facing right now. I am here to support you in that process. I take a very collaborative approach with clients to find solutions that make sense and are centered on your best interests. Therapy will give you space to feel heard and validated. Let's take that next step together.
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
VA LCSW 0904006985
Amanda is perfect for me, she understands my issues, she is supportively direct, she challenges me, and she gives me ideas to try and test, all while maintaining an empathic, caring, and knowledge presence.
Written on Nov 16, 2023 after therapy with Amanda for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and coping with life changes