My Philosophy of Therapy:
I am always amazed at the ability of people to achieve so much with so little going for them. This leads me to believe that they are tapping into unrecognized resources. It is my job to help my clients recognize that, strengthen what they have and help them add more.
I work from a cognitive/behavioral viewpoint informed by self psychology and systems. I take into consideration attachment, trauma, and the context a person lives in. I recognize the importance of balancing body, mind and spirit. Whenever possible, I use EMDR to strengthen positive resources and to resolve the disturbing effects of trauma and loss. When necessary, I use Somatic Processing to help release trauma stored in the body.
I ask my clients to think about how they will know when
therapy is finished. With this in mind, they set goals. There is
no need to see a therapist longer than necessary to reach your goals.
With that said, it is okay to change your goals as your path in life becomes