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Licensed Professional Counselor in CHEVY CHASE, MD
I repeatedly hear my clients who are parents (especially those who are parents of young children), that they often feel unsupported and left behind. I often help parents find their way through parental burnout, balance parenting obligations with demanding work schedules, and find a sense of peace amongst the anxiety and uncertainty that can accompany raising children.
The goal of working on your anxiety in therapy is to feel more relaxed in situations where you might usually feel overwhelmed or panicked. We do this by identifying the underlying thoughts, emotions, and stressors contributing to the anxiety, and then develop ways to cope so that you feel relief from your symptoms. Doing this work can feel scary, as even the discomfort of anxiety can feel more comfortable than the unknown. With that in mind, I strive to create a safe an accepting space, where we
I approach my work with individuals from a place of compassion and empathy, understanding that by the time someone comes to work with me, they may have experienced shame or embarrassment about some of their struggles. I offer coaching using a structured and supportive approach to help individuals affected by ADHD and executive function issues. During our sessions, we work on time management strategies, daily life skills, Realistic goal setting, and self esteem/ self worth.