Mental Health Services with Creativity, Honesty, and Respect
I believe in change.
I believe in constant learning, re-thinking what we know, and above all the ability of each of us. I pride myself on being a "no nonsense, goal oriented therapist," but in that, there is also a great respect for healing and personal journey of each one of us. I believe in a truly holistic approach; combining cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and body oriented elements to treatment.
I gave a talk to a parents' group recently and at the end of it, as I was speaking to one of the attendees, she said, "Oh, you are a person!" She said it with relief and appreciation in her eyes.
I think that was true compliment. She saw me as an equal as well as someone with something valuable to say. I would say that I strive for that everyday.
I love therapy (but I admit, I am a little biased!)
There are so many ways that therapy can help. It is not just a place to vent, it is a place to gain new perspectives, learn new tools, a place to tend to the hurt places as well as foster the growing ones.
Therapy can help with, but is not limited to, areas such as these:
I told my daughter that I wish I had had a Kimberly when I was growing up.
Parent of Teenage Client