Areas of Focus

While my practice is focused on the areas listed below, I have experience in treating a variety of mental health, relationship, and identity issues. If you're wondering whether we would be the right fit for each other, please don't hesitate to contact me for a consultation.

What I Focus On

  • Adolescent girls’ issues and identity

  • Anxiety management strategies

  • Disability and chronic illness-related issues and identity

  • Feminist and women’s issues

  • Healing relationships with food and body; healing from diet culture and weight stigma 

  • Healing from trauma, shame, and PTSD

  • Lesbian, gay, pansexual, bisexual, queer, and asexual identities in youth and adults

  • Mindfulness skills and mindful self-compassion practice

  • Processing microaggressions

  • Racial identity work

  • Self-care and resilience for individuals with marginalized identities

  • Supporting parents of LGBTQIA+ youth

  • Transgender, non-binary, and gender-expansive identities in youth and adults

What I Don't Offer

  • Couples counseling

  • Court-mandated therapy

  • Crisis response/ 24-hour services

  • Custody evaluations

  • Intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, or residential mental health services

  • Psychiatric medication prescriptions


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