Welcome, I am happy you are considering therapy as a way to make positive changes in your life. Thank you for visiting my site to see if I can help you achieve your goals. Often times people are held captive by negative emotional, mental, and physical constraints. By taking the first step, you are showing courage to begin a journey in life that has the potential to bring you peace, balance, health, and satisfaction. I look forward to assisting you in navigating through challenges to your desired destination. Below is more information about the services I provide. Please take a moment to determine if we are a good fit. I look forward to working with you and walking beside you on this journey.
I have many years of experience helping families build stronger bonds and draw more satisfaction from their relationships. I work with children, adolescents, and adults. I specialize in parent-child relations, especially adoption, emotional/behavioral disturbance, and childhood trauma. I teach parenting classes, facilitate therapy groups for children and teens, and collaborate with the community on non-traditional therapy approaches, such as Project Surf Camp and Equine Assisted Therapy. I also enjoy helping others work through grief, loss, infertility, generational-family issues, medical trauma, parenting, inter-personal relationships, and life transitions. My approach draws from many schools of psychology, and attempts to customize the therapy to fit your personality, life-style, and problem.
Staying current and well trained is important to me. I want to provide you with the best therapeutic service possible. That is why I spend a significant portion of my time and resources obtaining high-quality training. Weekly I read a book, often the latest information in psychology, and share it with you, your family, and/or friends via email. This book-of-the-week has appeared in many newsletters throughout the county and has recently teamed up with Ron Huxley, author and talk show guest's Parenting Tool Box.
I am an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and am equipped to provide counseling for members needing a faith-based approach.
I work best with people who are ready to try new things, who are willing to call on others from their support system, and are committed to lasting change. I am passionate about helping families thrive and live authentic, satisfying lives.
You can also view my profile on PsychologyToday or AllTherapist.