My approach to therapy is hands-on, direct, and supportive. I’m a present therapist that listens and engages with intent and will appropriately challenge and support you in our work. I’ll be invested in your progress, committed to your goals, and an active part of the therapy process. My ability to be insightful and thoughtful helps me to connect and pinpoint areas for improvement while also understanding the mental and emotional blocks that can sometimes hold us back from moving forward.
I’ll ask you questions that will help me to better understand you, challenge your way of thinking and provoke a new way of looking at things. I’ll help you recognize the strengths and tools you already possess and teach you how to use them more effectively while also identifying any dysfunctional patterns, destructive thinking and other habits that might be holding you back. I’ll provide you with exercises, techniques and resources that you can use to ease your symptoms outside of our sessions and check in with you about their effectiveness along the way.
I don’t believe that there’s a one-size-fits-all approach to therapy and I therefore adjust my methods according to each person’s needs and goals. I will check in with you often to learn more about what is and isn’t helpful during our work to ensure we’re on the same page, working toward the same goals, and getting closer to finding the right set of strategies to best help you.
I believe that transparency is important and I therefore only work with clients that I think I can help. If I feel that I am not the best therapist to help you or if I feel like we are not making progress together, I will refer you to someone that may be more suitable to your needs. Please feel free to contact me for a free consultation so we can decide together what the best next steps are.
- Master’s Degree in Mental Health & Wellness Counseling from NYU
- 600+ hour clinical internship
- 3,000+ supervised clinical hours
- New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor #006068
- 7 years of counseling experience in higher education and agency settings
- 4.5 years of clinical therapy practice in private practice
Issues I Specialize In:
- Career Counseling
- Anxiety Disorders
- Women’s Issues
- Confidence and Self-Esteem
- Life Transitions
- Stress and Time Management
- Relationship Issues
- Communication Skills