Greetings, I am a licensed clinical Social Worker with over 14 years of experience working with adults, families, and couples. I have worked with individuals and families from many different backgrounds experiencing a wide range of concerns including, depression, mood disorders, anxiety, gender dysphoria, relationship problems, sexual orientation, and various traumas.
I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Clinical/Community Psychology in 2005 and my Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2014. I am licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in the State of Michigan. I have experience working in hospitals, outpatient clinics, substance use, hospice, an in-home case management.
My counseling style is to approach each person with compassion, respect, and empathy. I enjoy helping people navigate the challenges of life by creating a safe, respectful, and judgement free space. I believe that people are the expert of their own experiences and will work with you to discover your own path toward growth and healing.
I look forward to providing you with the support, compassion, respect, and empathy you need to grow and heal on your journey.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
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I am happy with my counselor.
Have to say though, I find this kind of survey intrusive. I was trying to send a message to my counselor and this survey pops up, not really what I feel like doing right now
Written on Apr 30, 2021 after therapy with Thomas for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem
Thomas has been great! I have learned a lot in just the short time I have been seeing him. I'm very grateful to have Thomas as my counselor.
Written on Sep 22, 2020 after therapy with Thomas for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd