Denver, CO

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Practice Information
I am licensed
Licensed Professional Counselor
Colorado 11871
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OVERALL APPROACH

First and foremost, my approach to every client begins with genuine connection and building our relationship. In my experience, most success occurs outside of the office when my relationship with my client is based on trust, authenticity, vulnerability, and truth. As I get to know each client, I will focus on using natural strengths to infuse areas that are reportedly more challenging. My work with each client is process-oriented and based on individual need, however, I always include psycho-education as it is so often true that many of the issues we struggle with can be partially solved by “knowing better”.

MY SPECIALTIES ​

Due to my experience in working with clients who struggle with eating disorders, anxiety, and depression, I will likely address the following in sessions: communication style, assertiveness skills, family dynamics, internalized messages about body and body image, coping strategies, attachment patterns, sensitivity and depth of processing, and work with shame and vulnerability. While I do focus on behavior reduction and strategies for managing behavioral urges, I also know that behaviors are symptoms of deeper issues and I notice that when clients are willing to address the heart of these issues behaviors often naturally dissipate.

As of early 2016, I have added the speciality of working with "highly sensitive" clients. Elaine Aron, PhD, began her research on the "highly sensitive" in 1991 and has since written "The Highly Sensitive Person", "The Highly Sensitive Child", and "The Highly Sensitive Person In Love". I have found her work to be incredibly useful, and very applicable to the types of clients in my practice.

Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Women's Issues
Highly Sensitive People (see Dr. Elaine Aron's work)
Experiential, Family Systems, Individual Therapy, Mindfulness-Based, Strength Based, Transpersonal
18-25, 25-59, 60+
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Education & Professional Associations

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
BS in Recreation: Tourism Management
Graduated in May 2005

Naropa University, Boulder, CO
MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology
Graduated in May 2011

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