A good therapist and a good writer share the same skills:
the ability to see the world from another point of view.
I have been a therapist and a writer for over twenty years (an unpublished writer, but still, a writer). A good therapist and a good writer require the same skills: the ability to fully listen to others and to understand the world from their perspective. Both ventures also require a large dose of curiosity about how people endure, heal, and thrive through life’s obstacles.
I have served hundreds of clients who come to me from all walks of life. I utilize an eclectic mix of treatment techniques and modalities, which is a fancy way of saying I am knowledgeable in a wide-range of therapy practices. These include Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness Training, EMDR, and play/expressive arts therapy. The approach used is always determined by the client and their specific needs.
Despite the therapy techniques, the most important part of any therapeutic relationship is in fact, the relationship. I provide a safe, comfortable place where people can share their stories and embark on a journey of growth, change, and hope. It’s an honor for me to be a part of the process.