I am a mental health counselor licensed in Iowa with 5 years of experience working as a therapist with both youth and adults. I have experience working with clients who present with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, conduct-related concerns, ADHD, attachment concerns, self-esteem issues, trauma, and serious mental health diagnoses.
My therapy style is inviting and genuine. I believe everyone deserves to be treated with respect, compassion, unconditional positive regard, and sensitivity. My approach in integrative, meaning I use a variety of therapeutic approaches including cognitive-behavioral, dialectical-behavioral, and client-centered therapy and tailor our sessions based on your unique and specific needs.
Seeking therapy can be difficult, but it is a brave and courageous step towards improving your mental health by taking these first steps to a creating a more fulfilling life experience. I am here to guide and support you on that journey.
I am looking forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Impulsivity, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
IA LMHC 082709