One of the reasons I am so passionate about helping people navigate hardship and emotional overwhelm is because I get it. I've lived through dark moments, confronted secrets that were once accompanied by debilitating shame, and learned the skills to cope with mental health challenges and harmful cultural messaging.
My story is not your story. But I can help guide you to find your resiliency and inner wisdom so that you can write a life's story you are proud of.
After graduating from Lesley University, in Cambridge MA, with a dual masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (LMHC #11000) and School Adjustment Counseling, I began my career as a social worker in public schools. I had to opportunity to work with students, grades PreK-12th grade, and their families. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, I've shifted my focus to expanding my private practice and consultation work.
While many theories, exercises, and practices inform my style of therapy, at the heart of my work is the relationship we build together. This is because I believe emotional healing is accelerated in a space that promotes psychological safety. In other words, when you come to therapy, you should feel safe and free to bring every single part of yourself into that space. All parts are welcome.
I practice holistic, trauma-informed therapy, no matter the modality or treatment plan my clients and I co-create. I am committed to providing mental health care that centers your story, voice, and lived experiences in order to promote deep and integrated healing. As such, I am affirming of all types of diversity including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, class, citizenship status, religion, abilities, and size and actively work to decolonize my practice, business, and myself.
You may feel invisible right now or stuck in a space where life is swirling around you while simultaneously leaving you behind. But I see you. You are brilliant, sensitive, and deeply empathetic about the state of the world and the people in it. It would be my sincere privilege to join you for a piece of your journey.
He is our resident therapy-dog intern working towards getting his certification in 2023! If you are interested in having him join our sessions, he would also love to connect with you.
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