I am a graduate student counseling intern currently enrolled in a master’s program for Professional Mental Health Counseling at Lewis & Clark College. Prior to beginning my master’s program, I gained experience working in the field of mental health for the past six years at various inpatient residential facilities. The populations I have experience working with in those contexts include adults with schizophrenia spectrum disorders, at-risk youth convicted of sex offenses, and adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
As a counselor, I believe we each have the capacity to move towards healing and growth within us, and therapy can be a safe space to explore our experiences and begin the healing process. I utilize an eclectic approach to therapy that emphasizes depth and meaning-making and is tailored to the needs of each individual client. I draw primarily from person-centered, existential, psychodynamic, somatic, and gestalt therapeutic orientations, and strive to cultivate an environment in which multicultural, LGBTQ, and other social justice related topics can be freely discussed and supported as well. I work with individual adults and adolescents, couples, and families, providing support with issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, life transitions, grief, self-esteem, and other general counseling issues. My goal is to work with you collaboratively and be fully present with you as we explore what you want out of therapy and life itself.
**Low Sliding-Scale Fee