Focus Areas

I provide a safe, supportive, therapeutic relationship as a context in which to work through a variety of concerns, including the following issues that I have experience and training in treating:

  • Anxiety, worry, panic, emotional overwhelm, stress management
  • Attachment issues
  • Chronic illness and pain
  • Codependency/dependency
  • Communication problems
  • Depression
  • Enneagram personality assessment
  • Faith issues, including harm from fundamentalism
  • Family issues
  • Grief & loss
  • Healing wounds of the past
  • Life transitions/adjusting to change
  • Mindfulness skills
  • Narcissistic abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship problems, increase interpersonal effectiveness
  • Values clarification, life purpose/meaning
  • Working toward self actualization
  • Work/Life balance


In addition, I am an experienced group leader, working with groups of individuals coping with chronic illness and disease, including pain management. I also have experience as a group leader in DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), which develop skills of mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.