My path to becoming a Licensed Psychotherapist and Interventionist has been a bit atypical. I am a University of Michigan Ross School of Business graduate, a former internationally ranked professional ski racer and corporate finance executive; today, having found my true calling as a therapist, I hold a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling and am a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist.
My own personal and professional journey with the processes of therapy, addiction and recovery has given me significant insight into causes and consequences. As a Psychotherapist grounded in knowledge and experience, I am able to partner in releasing blockages that have been keeping my clients from attaining lives of genuine and sustainable abundance. I feel both honored and privileged to help a person rediscover, or perhaps discover for the first time, his or her true self.
The work necessary for healing is rarely easy. A good fit and a high level of trust between a professionally skilled therapist and a motivated client are essential to the process. As humans we are physiologically and physically designed to resist the truth about ourselves. Tools that once helped us survive now hinder us as adults from attaining the lives we deserve – lives with true intimacy, balance, independence and freedom.
I believe the most effective and ethical approach to serving my clients and their loved ones is to treat each case as unique and to offer compassion and hope. I am dedicated to helping people who are ready and willing to let go of their old and ineffective patterns of thinking and behavior. Manifesting healthy changes in one’s life is really and truly possible; however, change will not occur in a vacuum and cannot be done alone.
As a result of my own ongoing life journey, which includes doing my own “work” on a daily basis, I am capable of partnering with my clients to help them achieve their goal of a healthy, fulfilling life.