I am licensed in Minnesota with 6 years of professional work experience in the therapy role, but over 9 years of experience as a social worker. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, parenting and attachment issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I have worked with many different diagnosis, not limited to, Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Adjustment Disorders, Personality Disorders, and more. My two most recent jobs were at an inpatient treatment facility for women dealing with substance abuse and mental health and Mayo Hospital emergency department with all the incoming mental health assessments, family counseling, trauma response and more. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! I have been married for 5 years and a mother to two little blessings. I enjoy all things outdoors and every crazy season Minnesota has to offer. I will be with you along the way as you navigate this next phase of life.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Codependency, Communication Problems, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Internal Family Systems
MN LICSW 25608