I help people with anxiety, relationships issues, and identity struggles to live more authentic and meaningful lives.
Licensed Professional Counselor in Round Rock, TX
Supervised by Annette Eaton, LMHC, M.S.Ed., NCC, NCACII
While life is full of transitions and loss, we don't have to go through these periods alone. Whether you're in a time of great change, anticipating a change, or grieving a change that already happened, I offer clients a non-judgmental and empathetic pathway through these difficult times. We focus on learning to care for yourself, aligning your actions with your values, and rediscovering a purpose-filled life.
My approach to relationships helps you to learn to honor your unique self in relationship with others. We work on your individual needs -- forming healthy boundaries, effective communication, self-care -- as well as developing a deeper knowledge of how to approach others without sacrificing yourself. My work with couples is highly influence by the Gottman Method, Imago Therapy, and Esther Perel.
With unconditional positive regard and acceptance, I meet clients exactly where they are and guide them through the process of becoming themselves. There is no greater privilege than witnessing someone coming fully alive in who they are. I use a variety of techniques, including mining a client's shame around sexuality and strengthening new neuropathways so that people can learn to honor and celebrate their most authentic selves.
Becoming who we are and discovering meaning is one of the greatest of life's journeys. I am passionate exploring the big questions with my clients as they apply to what is happening in their present lives. I work with clients to help them understand their motivations and values so that they can begin to align their actions and beliefs. This creates a state of wellbeing where clients begin to experience increased contentment and connection, in addition to living out their authentic selves.
I am EMDR trained and find it an invaluable tool when clients are stuck. Whether a client is experiencing residual Trauma or maladaptive thought patterns or behaviors, EMDR can be an extremely powerful tool to help clients free themselves from the past and learn to live more fully in the present.
High empathy and unconditional positive regard are cornerstones of my therapeutic approach. Research shows that the relationship between a client and their therapist is one of the primary accelerators to healing in a therapeutic relationship. I focus on building trust and respect with my clients so that a safe space is established and clients feel at ease to bring their full selves - the good, the bad, the ugly. This is where the real healing begins.