Hi! I am a LCSW with 4 years of therapy experience. I have worked in several areas of expertise including depression, anxiety, stress management, addictions, trauma, parenting, relationships, domestic violence, and communication and boundaries. I take a client centered, strengths based, approach when meeting with patients, focusing on solutions as well as hidden strengths, resources, and individuals' areas of concern. I come from a community mental health background, in which I learned to identify immediate needs, collaboratively care plan with the patient, and work at the patient's pace. I use person-first language and focus on how people have survived and overcome obstacles. I have experience specifically with domestic violence issues, working with perpetrators of domestic violence as well as focusing on communication and boundary issues in relationships. Each patient is unique, and I will tailor my approach to best meet your needs.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
IN LCSW 34008801A
Working with Miranda has been great. She has been professional and extremely validating, and has helped me to unpack my emotions in the ways that they naturally occur to me. In addition, she’s very easy to talk to.
Written on Oct 27, 2022 after therapy with Miranda for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Miranda was patient right from the start with me-I had scheduling issues.-often!! She is very caring and calm. Miranda provided me with materials to work with outside of session times-she did not pressure you-she will take you where/how you showed up (if you are a mess emotionally and want to be on the phone and talk about the now vs the direction sessions had been going?!) She goes right with it. I would recommend Miranda. I’m learning to like the zoom concept but right now I need some in-person sessions, too.
Written on Aug 24, 2022 after therapy with Miranda for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, and adhd
Miranda truly cares about her patients and checks in often. She is professional and kind!
Written on Aug 12, 2022 after therapy with Miranda for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, anger management, and adhd
I appreciate Miranda’s kind, calm and attentive listening ear. I enjoy my sessions with her.
Written on Aug 09, 2022 after therapy with Miranda for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem
She is amazing! Not a force to anything, making sure what ever you decide it’s all you. Great listener gives feedback. Thank you for getting me through a tough time!! Giving me a sense of understanding.
Written on Jun 26, 2022 after therapy with Miranda for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and trauma and abuse
Miranda is very approachable, listens to my concerns and has helped me a lot to navigate some of the situations I was going through. I can only recommend her and thank her for her expertise!
Written on Mar 05, 2022 after therapy with Miranda for 2 months on issues concerning family conflicts, and anger management