I am licensed in Vermont with more than 35 years of professional work experience since earning a Masters in Mental Health (MMH) degree from Johns Hopkins University. I have a great deal of experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and coping with grief and loss. I am skilled at guiding clients through major life transitions such as career challenges, moving, significant losses, divorce, parenting difficulties. My background is in psychodynamic/developmental theory and solution- focused therapy with additional training in hypnotherapy and EMDR. I help clients better understand the sources of their difficulties and develop effective skills to manage them.
I tailor my approach to therapy to meet each client's individual and unique goals. I treat each person I see with respect, patience and without judgment. Clients often report a reduction in stress or depression in their lives, resulting in increased self-confidence and self- esteem. Committing to therapy can be challenging, as is any change, but the pay off is big! I look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Blended Family Issues, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Sexual Assault and Abuse, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Hypnotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
VT LCMHC 068.0000121