Individual sessions focus on empowerment, confidence, self-exploration, and growth. This is where trauma and trauma responses are uncovered, understood, and healed. Clients are supported in recognizing unhealthy patterns and discovering new ones in order to propel their lives into a more satisfactory position. The therapeutic relationship are supports clients in making shifts in the following areas: anxiety, depression, anger, stress, relationship challenges, communication, self-esteem, personal growth, life transitions, finding balance in life, sexuality, and sexual empowerment. Together we can create a mission statement and relationship standards. Both are integral parts of attracting relationships and an ideal life.
Communication is an important part of creating and achieving common goals within a partnership. In couple's therapy, I take the time to understand the intricate details of each couple so that we can design a plan complete with effective tools. These tools will be used to assist couples in overcoming challenges, facilitating growth, and troubleshooting for the future while nurturing and supporting each individual. Couples are supported in the following areas: communication, goal setting, family planning, boundary establishment, infidelity, blended families, finances, parenting, supporting the individuals, establishing or reestablishing sexual intimacy, sexual exploration.
Mental Health Coaching is a cognitive and behavioral form of strengths-based support for adults living with mental health difficulties and disorders. Mental Health Coaching is action oriented with an emphasis on improving one’s present life and reaching goals for the future. Mental health coaches use a partnership model wherein the client is an active participant in their own recovery plan, the one who decides what is worth doing, while the coach provides expertise in supporting successful change and accountability to help the client stay on track.
Being an adoptions certified therapist means that I have specific, intensive training related to adoption. I have an in-depth understanding of core adoption issues, current clinical tools, and evidence-based practices. I also have advanced skills through clinical case consultation from adoption competent experts. The process of adoption is very unique and presents a myriad of challenges that I am more than equipped to help families and individuals navigate through the work I have done with families here in the metro Atlanta area.