To be unafraid of your own emotions is the greatest freedom.
Get to Know Me
“I am the union of warm fuzzies & chutzpah.”
I remember when none of my therapists seemed to understand what I was going through despite employing various techniques. But it was never enough. And while I bring a full toolbox of skills -- from CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), ERP (Exposure & Response Prevention), somatic therapies, communication techniques, neurobiology, and others – I believe some of these vital tools can be poor masters.
There are limits to what can be achieved by banging your head against the wall with logic and coping skills. I can help you learn to work with emotions and get to the core for lasting change. As a Psychodynamic and Existential therapist, I’m ready delve into big questions about life, death, identity, meaning.
I don’t believe there’s a wrong way to be human. That’s why I’m particularly of service to the LGBTQIA+ community, polyamorous folk (or anyone exploring non-traditional relationship approaches), and other intersectional identities (Jewish, nonbinary, people of color, and those who occupy in between spaces or defy categorization).
My positive feedback often includes comments like, “Sitting with you, I feel safe.” Clients tell me they feel respected and regarded as full of potential to be their best selves, and this (besides mere abilities and experience) truly helps catalyze positive outcomes through our sessions together.
I frequently see clients with the following:
· Trauma & PTSD (including sexual trauma)
· Depression, Anxiety (including social anxiety & panic disorder)
· Dissociative Disorders
· Chronic Pain & Chronic Illness
· LGBTQIA+ Challenges
· Polyamory & Non-Traditional Relationships
· Millennials & College Students (particularly those with big questions)
· Existential & Spiritual Dilemmas
· Grief & Loss
· Stress, Crisis, Major Life Changes
I’m looking forward to hearing from you.