About My Clients
Do you feel broken? Like there is something wrong with you? This can look like the experience of anxiety, depression, addiction, post traumatic stress, etc. Are you ready to put what feels broken together? You do not have to do this alone. Brandi is passionate about creating a safe place for you to show up exactly as you are and empowering you to gain awareness of and confidence in your true identity. She looks forward to knowing you and helping you reach wholeness as quickly as possible.
My Approach to Helping
I has worked with humans who struggle with mental health and addiction for five years. My approach to counseling begins with the foundational belief that you are the expert on yourself. My goal is to see you, know you, and trust your experience. I also know, that we go to counseling because there is an issue that we would like to be different. I seek to empower clients to reach their goals of change and healing through creating a treatment plan unique to each client focused on their entire self (physical, psychological, social, and spiritual). She use traditional talk-therapy approaches to understand you and challenge your perspective to increase awareness. Tool-based approaches such as CBT, DBT, and REBT are used to help clients challenge thoughts and manage emotions in daily life. I help clients engage with the brain-body connection through the therapy techniques of mindfulness and Brainspotting.
Why I am a Good Fit for You
I believe that we are the experts on ourselves and the more awareness we gain regarding the impact of our story, the more power we have to make changes and heal. I think many mental health and addiction issues arise from avoidance of painful experiences and the presentation of what "should be" rather than our true selves and stories. Through my own counseling, I have learned to know and love myself, challenge negative core beliefs and heal trauma responses. I strive to help clients know the beauty of their true selves and story. So yes, I am a counselor; but I am also a human. A human who loves movies/tv, board games, video games, and pop culture references. I am committed to welcoming diversity in my counseling practice and my personal life, including diversity in body size, abilities, races, sexualities, genders, religions, and political values. As a straight, white, cis women, I work daily to check my privilege and challenge my perspective. I'd love to connect with you!