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Romance is like human kryptonite. Most humans want to love and want to be loved by someone. Of course, romance is diverse and does not always end with two people. Regardless of the relationship type, there comes a time when the relationship requires some extra attention. This is where a couples therapist comes in handy. We are trained listeners equipped with the ability to support couples in regaining their “us” identity. Additionally, I pride myself on being an LGBTQ ally with clinical experiences treating diverse individuals and couples.

I combine CBT and the Gottman Method to help customers breathe life back into their love. 

 


How I can help your relationship

Identify strengths and growth areas

Develop healthy communication

Discover mutual goals

Discuss difficult topics together

Address repeated conflicts

Grow a deeper connection

 

 

 

 

 

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Common concerns

 

Feeling invisible or lost

Homesickness and culture shock

Perfectionism and Procrastination

Substance use and addictions

Identity issues (cultural, sexual, generational)

Issues with staying focused

Social anxiety

Relationships (platonic and romantic)

Peer pressure

Stigma

One minute you’re a minor forced by the law to attend high school classes and to obey family rules. The next minute you’re asked to fill your unstructured time with classes of your choice, given endless papers to write, and surrounded by peers of many different backgrounds.


For many students each year in college proposes yet another novel experience with added responsibilities.

College is also a time not only to decide on a potential career, but it offers great opportunities to ascertain the core of your true-self through self-exploration, philosophical contemplation, and varying degrees of taking chances.  There are several concerns that can be addressed in our work together.

 

 

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When anxiety and depression decides to overstay their welcome, it can interfere with daily routines, close relationships, progress at work or school, and overall mental health. While both anxiety and depression do not have to come as a pair they are the two most commonly experienced mental health issues.


Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a technique well equipped to intervene in both anxiety and depressive symptoms.

We would collaborate to identify the thoughts and behaviors that sustain symptoms and work to build alternative patterns that support your personally identified goals for therapy.

                   Anxiety

 

Intense worry and concern

Concern about being judged

Panic attacks and heart palpitations

Fear of places or things

Avoidance of anxiety-provoking situations

                   Depression

 

Isolation from family and friends

Loss of interests in pleasurable activities

Low energy and motivation

Prolonged sadness and melancholy

Physical aches and pains

Cloudy thoughts and spotty memories

Lack of appetite or increased appetite


 

Additional Specialties to address mental health symptoms:

Solution-oriented therapy

Biofeedback Stress Reduction

Mindfulness and relaxation training