Unlike so many of my colleagues, I didn’t enter college expecting to become a therapist. Teachers, family, and friends expected me to become “a scientist” and I entered engineering school as expected. The first few years were exciting as we learned about the universe and how to predict it, but I quickly found myself gravitating to more personal work — tutoring, teaching, and working as a crisis counselor for The Suicide Prevention Center. I have done research work as an engineer and neuroscientist, academic work as Chair of Marriage & Family Therapy at The Chicago School, and of course counseling as a Licensed MFT.
This varied background has shaped my approach, affording me an especially broad view of what it means to be different in modern society. Together we will explore that experience and help you stand out comfortably rather than merely "fit in."
As an eng