I have advance training as an emotion-focused therapist and bring this approach to all of my work with individuals and couples.
I am often spontaneous, gently confronting and employ creative interventions tailored to the needs of my clients.
I work toward the belief that feeling understood and feeling meaningfully connected are fundamental qualities for well-being.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of Oregon, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and recognized as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. I adhere to the Code of Ethics established by the American Association of Counseling and the Oregon Board of Counselors and Therapists.
- I hold B.A. in Sociology from Willamette University.
- I earned my Master’s degree in Counseling with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Portland State University.
- In emotion-focused couple therapy (EFT-C) in association with the International Centre for Excellence in Emotion-Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) and the Oregon Community for Emotion-Focused Therapy (OCEFT)