Anxiety & Depression (including pandemic related issues)
Mindfulness training (learning to live in the present and controlling racing thoughts/ruminations)
Self Compassion training
Relationship Issues (Including improving: Communication, Codependency, People Pleasing, Assertiveness & Boundary Setting)
Young/Emerging Adult Issues
Coping with how past trauma affects you today and healing
Stress management/Self Care and Healing Burnout
Helping Professionals/Caregivers: I have a passion for providing support and a safe space for caregivers and professionals in fields such as therapists, physicians, nurses, corporations, educators, parents, etc. cope with
stress, burnout, compassion fatigue, & to obtain self- care.
Work Stress: You may also need support while working in any setting that you believe is unsupportive, dysfunctional, invalidating orwhere you feel overworked, overwhelmed, intimidated, or unappreciated. Perhaps you need help balancing and prioritizing at work and personal life.
Young Adults: Do you need support during emerging adulthood or with college/grad school related issues? Perhaps you are working on defining your values and goals. Maybe you are figuring out how to be an individual or feel more adult while navigating relationship dynamics or roles with family? Do you feel guilty saying no to things for fear of backlash , invalidation of your feelings, or guilt trips? You might need support navigating peer and significant other relationships. I can support you by providing a safe nonjudgmental space to sort out your own beliefs , feelings, and needs and how to effectively communicate them and boundaries. We can also work on coping skills to empower you and help you feel more comfortable in your own skin , stop comparing yourself to others, and improve relationships in general.
Adult children who grew up in emotionally immature, neglectful, reactive, or invalidating relationships or who felt/feel invisible, not heard, and/or scapegoated in their families. Maybe you feel like you have always had to be there for your family's emotions/needs over your own or constantly work to achieve praise, attention, and acknoweldgement. Perhaps you are still navigating these relationships with your family as an adult and feel frustrated that you go back to that feeling of childhood roles and feelings time and time again even though you are an adult or maybe even have a family of your own. The patterns usually play out in our relationships and how we feel. You consistently feel guilt, shame, or blame if you speak your truth. Perhaps your voice is suppressed and has been for years and you don't feel heard or if you strive to achieve, please, or be perfect you will finally feel enough. Maybe you have only felt acceptable if you go along with what others say and want or fear backlash if you push back. This may have trickled into your relationships with your partner, children, or work place. You've put your emotional needs and self care on the back burner. It is time to free yourself and heal and you've come to the right place!
Other Issues Treated:
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Marital/Premarital Issues: Improving Communication skills and intimacy
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