I have over 14 years of experience in a clinical setting, and my experience covers a vast cross-section of disciplines specializing in alleviating social and emotional problems. I have experience and expertise working in Mental Health Outpatient Clinics, Child Welfare, Homeless Services, and Public-School Systems.
As a mental health therapist, I specialize in depression, anxiety, women's issues, family conflict, anger management, adjustment challenges, grief/loss issues, and the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders.
I believe we all have the propensity for change, and I often consider myself a "change agent. “I enjoy working with people and observing improved insights and growth through our therapeutic relationship and collaboration. I enjoy helping people reach their desired goals and outcomes and move forward in their lives. I always strive to create a warm, welcoming, and safe space based on mutual respect and fidelity.
I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Coaching, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MD LCSW-C 13554
Toni is a God-send! She’s been so helpful during a very scary time in my life.
Written on Jul 29, 2023 after therapy with Toni for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and adhd
I love Toni. I wish I could sit face to face and chat w her. She’s knowledgeable and compassionate and i highly recommend her to anyone
Written on Mar 24, 2023 after therapy with Toni for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
She is an amazing positive therapist
Written on Feb 20, 2023 after therapy with Toni for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes
I am very glad I made the decision to see her open schedule and very helpful
Written on Dec 19, 2022 after therapy with Toni for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and anger management
Written on Dec 10, 2022 after therapy with Toni for 3 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse
Toni is a wonderful therapist. She gave me excellent tools to deal with my current circumstances.
Written on Nov 30, 2022 after therapy with Toni for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, grief, eating disorders, parenting issues, anger management, and coping with life changes