Hi, I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Maine and Idaho, with over 18 years of experience in the field. As a therapist in a local mental health practice, I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief and loss. I have experience working with men, women and teens. I am comfortable and experienced in working with clients of all different faiths and cultures and am an LGBTQ affirming therapist. My work as a Certified Trauma Professional has given me a great deal of experience working with people recovering from physical or emotional trauma and abuse. I have a particular interest and expertise in working with individuals struggling with anxiety and self esteem issues.
My counseling style is supportive and I believe in strengths based treatment which includes respect, no judgement, and meeting an individual where they are. My approach combines many different treatment methods and strategies, all tailored to meet your specific needs and comfort. I believe you will find me to be an empathetic listener who is ready and willing to join with you in addressing the issues that you want to tackle. We will uncover old and new healthy coping skills and put new "tools in your toolbox".
I am available for phone or video sessions by appointment and take care to respond to messages regularly. I typically log in to read and respond twice a day, five days a week. My usual days off are Saturdays and Sundays, as well as any major holidays.
It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am a firm believer in the importance of the therapeutic relationship and if you are ready to begin, I am here to support and empower you.
I look forward to working with you!
- Stress, Anxiety
- Trauma and abuse
- Self esteem
- Coping with life changes
I also have experience in Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue
LCSW #LC15224 (Expires: 2019-04-30)
LCSW #LCSW-36179 (Expires: 2019-07-31)
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