I am a LMHC in the WNY region. I received my Master's from Canisius University in Buffalo, NY and I have been a counselor for 9 years. I have experience working in group and individual therapy, with focus on psychoeducation to coping skills training. I have experience working with a range of issues from anxiety and depression, trauma, unhealthy relationships, and LGBTQ+. I have practiced with various approaches of counseling, from CBT and DBT, to mindfulness and meditation, to art and music therapy. I personalize my therapeutic approach to each individual's needs and interests.
On a personal level I believe myself to be a warm and approachable person which helps clients to feel comfortable and welcome. I also enjoy the use of humor and real life experiences to facilitate an effective working relationship.
Making the decision to talk to a counselor may not be an easy or comfortable decision, but if you are ready to take that step I am happy to meet you wherever you're at in that process!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Body Image, Communication Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
NY LMHC 008141