Specializations

Anxiety

Nervousness, worry, & apprehension can make every day tasks difficult. These symptoms can decrease the confidence an individual has for the future. Shortness of breath, feelings of constantly being on edge, restlessness, muscle tension, and sleep troubles can all be symptoms of anxiety. Resolving core conflicts and learning coping skills is major way to see reduction in the frequency, intensity, and duration of anxiety that effects every day life.

Depression

Sadness and feeling a sense of a down mood can impact every day life. These feelings may pass during the day or after a short time. consistently experiencing poor concentration, loss of motivation, low self-esteem, isolation or withdrawal, are some of the symptoms of depression. Developing healthy thinking patterns, grieving past losses, increasing self-esteem, and developing healthy relationships are some ways individuals can decrease the hold that depression may have on their life.   

Couples Therapy

A healthy committed relationship can be an amazing experience for the couple and impact those they come in contact with. However distrust, anger, frequent arguments, shame, lack of communication, and emotional distance can all be symptoms of a fractured relationship. Working to develop empathy, active listening, vulnerability, consistent communication, unconditional positive regard, and commitment can set the foundation for reconciliation in a relationship. This can result in a long-lasting unity, seeing better connection and intimacy even compared to the first years of the relationship.

Codependency

Feeling the need to rescue? Experiencing an increased self worth only when others needs are meet? Consistently sacrificing your needs for others because they are more important? These are some of the symptoms related to codependency. In response to these and other symptoms I partner with individuals to set goals to live a better life. Some goals are to establish boundaries, increase self esteem, heal past wounds, and establish better relationships. Through these, and some other types of goals, we establish a positive believe system, thoughts, and behaviors that will lead to sustained change. 

 

Impulse Control

It can be hard to wait for things, however being able to delay gratification is an essential part of living well. Recurrent failure to resist impulses, difficulty waiting, tending to act too quickly, and having a desire to be satisfied right away are all signs that someone may have issues with impulse control. Impulsive control issues have negative consequences related to them. Developing healthy behavioral patterns and strategies to manage urges for impulsive actions, learn and develop cognitive methods to control impulsive thoughts, and utilize relaxation strategies are all goals that can be used to increase impulse control.

Sport Performance

A Negative mentality in training and competition will negate the physical work put in by an athlete. Putting significant work into the mental training side of athletics will create better opportunities for athletes. Increasing an athlete’s mindfulness, emotional control, thought stopping, and positive thought development can prove effective in an athletes success.

 

Consulting & Training

A positive and effective work environment needs the buy in from employees and employers. The positive relationship these two sides have will lead to positive results. Companies that have high levels of conflict in the work place have a difficult time producing positive results.

Developing higher quality working relationships will make the company and employees better at what they do. This will 

Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a wonderful answer to being deeply hurt by another. Going through the process of forgiveness can be free an individual form emotional hurt, pain, anxiety, and anger. The International Forgiveness Institute believes that “forgiveness is a choice. If you have been deeply hurt by another, you can choose to forgive rather than hold on to debilitating anger and resentment. In doing so, an amazing transformation begins. The black clouds of anxiety and depression give way to enhanced self-esteem and genuine feelings of hopefulness. When you forgive, you may benefit the person you forgive. But you benefit yourself far more. By liberating yourself from the pain and sorrow, you can reclaim your life and find the peace that your anger had stolen.”