You are the expert on yourself; my job is to help you communicate with more kindness and authenticity with yourself and others.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Cambridge, MA
Anxiety leads to chronic stress, anger, relationship concerns, job issues, schooling issues, parenting issues, addiction, and more. It emerges from depression, social concerns, or its own biological pulse. There isn't a human who hasn't encountered anxiety, and it has a lot to teach us. Approaching your anxiety with care and gentleness to reduce harm and judgement is the first step toward healing yourself and living a less avoidant, more authentic life.
I consider ADHD an executive functioning disorder and very complicated and rich. As an adult who carries and ADHD diagnosis, please know that there is so much more to explore and understand about yourself so we can help you take care of yourself, function more effectively in the world and communicate compassionately with yourself and others.
Job choices and major life transitions are issues for everyone. When you are unhappy at work, it can be difficult to know what to do about it and what to do with the rest of your life. It can spill over into the rest of your life and make decisions difficult. Let's sort through what more you need to know and what is possible to change, together.
Using mindful self-compassion, I work with you on a journey of self acceptance, body awareness, self-compassion and love, so you can be supported and affirmed as you are. Not everyone has the same door in to awareness and self-care. Let's learn more about what makes you tick, so you can feel understood and make more positive connections with others. You can do this! I can help.
CBT is integrated into every single appointment, whether or not we formally sit down and fill out worksheets. Over time, I will challenge you to think with more critical--but kind--awareness about your thoughts and your approach toward your life, so that you can get the most out of your relationship yourself, as you actually are.
At this time, managing family stress and relational conflict has been hard on everyone. I can help support you and identify key strategies to feel more authentic and self-accepting as you care for others and manage family conflict.
Loving and accepting yourself as you authentically are is not as easy as it sounds. For everyone, the journey toward self care is different. I will listen to you and be there for you as you learn how to value and respect yourself. You deserve care. I can help.
Bringing awareness and acceptance to how you think and what you do can help you feel supported and understood. Naming what is happening in your life gives you affirmation and power. Let's boost your ability to understand and accept yourself, so that you can make affirming and realistic change.
You can learn more by going to goodchanges.us. I offer individual and group brief-treatment to help you slow down and understand yourself, your nervous system, and your body. Before I became a therapist, I was a coach. Using narrative therapy techniques, I work with clients struggling to navigate life transitions such as college, dating, relationships, parenting, family tension, job concerns, and caregiver stress. If you are handling ADHD, anxiety, divorce or loss, I can help.
Do you have big feelings that make it difficult for you to handle stress? Would you like to feel more trust with yourself and others, and less stuck? Solution Focused Brief treatment allows for a dynamic model of change where you are in control and are empowered.
Being a therapist is hard, and being a therapist who is coping with anxiety, ADHD, low self esteem, grief, racism, homophobia or other issues is alienating. I am here for you, to collaborate with you and to treat you with respect. You need your own time. Let's figure it out together.
Managing stress as a therapist? Coping with anxiety or shame? Looking to disambiguate your identity from your own therapy work? I can help. I have been sub-specializing in working with other therapists for many years. Since I work out-of-pocket, you can have full choice in what gets submitted to your insurance. It's your turn to talk.