Sandy Beach

COUNSELING & THERAPY

WHO I WORK WITH

I work with teens and adults who are coping with anxiety, depression, and life transitions.


We all deal differently with the challenges and pain in our life; it may manifest as struggles with low self-esteem, poor academic performance, intimacy in your romantic relationships, harmful eating behaviors, or trouble with your exercise and self-care routine. Regardless of how it shows up, I'm here to help you reclaim the life you want to live.

WHAT TO EXPECT

As a client, you can expect therapy to be warm, collaborative and supportive. Sessions are 50 minutes in length, and focus on mindfulness, self-compassion and actionable steps and techniques for you to implement into your daily life.


It is my aim to empower you to experience difficult emotions and explore your relationships, while also shining light on the ingrained patterns and habits that prevent you from living as your most authentic self.  Once you have more clarity about what's stopping you, it becomes much easier to create a pathway to a more fulfilling and rich life.

ACCEPTANCE & COMMITMENT THERAPY

My approach is based in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), which is built upon 6 principles:

  1. Cognitive Defusion

  2. Acceptance

  3. Connection with the Present Moment

  4. The Observing Self

  5. Values Clarification

  6. Committed Action

 

Throughout the therapeutic process, we will explore your deep emotions, understand the power of observation with difficult experiences, and strength your ability to create the life you truly desire. 

GETTING STARTED

Therapy is not a linear process. There will be high points and break throughs, and there will be periods of stagnation and frustration. The time we spend together will serve as both a safe place to truly feel and to understand your experiences and emotions. 


Given that this process can take time, it is important to find the right therapist. I offer a free 20-minute phone consultation for all potential clients. If it sounds like I could be a good fit for you, I would be honored to meet and learn how I can help you.

Still have questions? Check out the FAQ page here.

Otherwise, you can book your first session or free 20 minute consult: