Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Couples [Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy (ICBT)], Couples [The Gottman Method], Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Harm Reduction, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My utmost commitment to clients is providing therapeutic services with empathy and unconditional positive regard. By creating a safe space for open communication, I aim to help individuals, couples, and family members work towards healthier interpersonal relationships. I had the privilege of assisting clients through various stages of life – grief, pregnancy/postpartum, parenting issues, pre-marital counseling, marital/family issues, separation, divorce, recovery, affairs, sexual issues, mental health diagnoses – both in private practice and a New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports approved outpatient program.
I strive to be collaborative with my clients to ensure goals are being met through helpful and effective interventions. I utilize systemic approaches for all of my clients by combining Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Solution-focused therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psycho-education, and Sex Therapy to develop insight and cultivate healthier relational dynamics.
BA - Psychology, Nyack College
MA - Marriage and Family Therapy, Alliance Graduate School of Counseling, Nyack College
I desire to help people foster fulfilling relationships and discover emotional healing.
My interests include photography, painting, trying out new restaurants, and watching movies.
Meditation/prayer helps me stay grounded.
I recharge by verbally processing my day/week with my friends and family, enjoying nature, and listening and playing music.
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