Everyone experiences challenges in life, often accompanied by discomforts that benefit from special ways of attending. I approach therapy as a time and space set apart for a special kind of conversation about one's Self, one's relationships, and facing daunting life challenges. For over 25 years I have had the privilege of working with couples, individuals, and families, to give hope and help as they develop to meet the vicissitudes of their lives. I believe we all have within us the ability to reframe the meaning of our past, to change ourselves with integrity in the present, and to take hold of our life. . . to live alert and Present to our "one wild and precious life."
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” --Mary Oliver
I help with many life challenges--living in relationships or single, with/out children, aspirations, achievement/work, anxiety, depression, health, sex, unburdening, leadership, individual & relational crises, trauma, life transitions, loss. I value working with people of any background.Continue reading
Is divorce on the table? Are one or both of you questioning your commitment to stay married, or unsure if you have the motivation to work hard in marriage counseling? Discernment Counseling is a research-based special consultation for ambivalent couples. It is brief—1 to 5 sessions—where partners are met with individually, except to give a brief summary to the partner.Continue reading