I work with Individuals, Couples, Adolescents and Families.
Individual Counseling: My style is active, collaborative. I understand by listening and asking questions, clarifying whether I'm getting a person, and their concerns.I've never related to the notion a therapist is paid to hear people's problems. My belief is that each of us are striving toward better, but look at what limits our abilities or how we see ourselves. I treat people's concerns constructively, recognizing their capabilities to realize what they want. People I've worked with have expressed I get their nuances, and feel as equals working with me.
I help couples include individuality with connectedness Although relationships define much of us, it's difficult maintaining our self in relationship. Rather than understanding our differences and working to incorporate these, couples' default is compromise. As a default, compromise risks individuality being fully appreciated, and the investment in communication.
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