My philosophy is that people are doing the best they can, with the skills and information they have, at any given time. If we can learn to accept ourselves as we are, to love and forgive ourselves, we will find the strength and courage to make changes in our lives.
As a therapist, my goal is to provide you with an open, safe and caring environment, in which you can explore your feelings, beliefs, fears and obstacles. You have the most knowledge about yourself and your experiences; I can help you to recognize and build on your strengths. I can offer you another perspective, an alternative way of viewing things, and some tools and ideas for how to cope, to heal, and to grow.
My approach is humanistic and feminist and I integrate mental health treatment as part of a holistic view that includes the physical, emotional, social and cultural. My practice is LGBTQ affirming.