“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.”
In general, counseling is the process of unpacking and exploring something – a problem,
a wondering, yourself – through open discussion. Therapy sessions are focused on
what’s important to you. My role is to listen, provide support and guidance, invite new
insights through questioning, help you develop new ways of coping with change and
struggle, and meet your aspirations.
Sometimes clients have a very specific problem for which they are seeking help, and
sometimes clients just want to develop ways to live fuller, happier lives. One of the
things I like best about counseling is seeing hope and change for my clients when they
discover new thoughts or new ways of living that improve life. I enjoy hearing their
stories, and am frequently in awe of their strength, creativity, and resilience – it’s a
special thing to be invited in to someone’s life and hear their stories, and I honor that.
I was born and raised in Oregon and earned my Master’s Degree in Community
Counseling from Lewis and Clark College Graduate School of Counseling and
Education. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor registered with Oregon Board of
Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists.
I provide therapeutic services focused on:
Personal growth and self-exploration
Depression and other Mood Disorders
Aging/Adult child caregiver issues
My rates are $80/session and $100 for initial intake, and I offer a sliding fee scale for
those who would otherwise not be able to afford the full session fee. I also offer a
complimentary 30 minute introductory session via telephone or in person so that you
can decide if I am the right therapist for you. OHP Insurance accepted.
I look forward to hearing from you via telephone or email!