Educational Background and Degree:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Gonzaga University
  • Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from Gonzaga University

Tell us a little bit about your approach to counseling:

I believe a trusting and strong therapeutic alliance fosters change. I coach individuals in making personal changes, and I also help families and couples feel more emotionally connected. I employ evidence-based interventions when possible including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, etc. It is important for me to provide hope to others- hope that their situation can improve. I strive to give them the resources to make this happen.

What qualifications and trainings do you have?

  • Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT)
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus (Behavior, Depression, Anxiety)
  • ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

Are there areas of practice that you specialize in?

I specialize in helping others manage symptoms of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and behavioral issues. I assist parents in creating more nurturing and structured relationships with their children. I also work with couples to help them build stronger, more secure trusting relationships.

What specific populations do you work with?

I work with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples.

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