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Green Hills with Blue Sky

About Me

With over 10 years of experience, as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Level Two Certification in Drug and Alcohol Counseling, I work with a broad spectrum of issues. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a personalized approach tailored to each of my clients. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. 

I provide individual, couples and family therapy. I work with a broad range of issues and goals with special interest in the following areas:

  • Addiction and the impact addiction has on the family
  • Relationships and intimacy
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Challenging life transitions 
  • Adolescents and young adults
  • Mate selection
  • Pregnancy loss and fertility issues
  • First time parenting issues   

Bachelor of Science, University of Oregon 1991
Masters in Counseling Psychology, Lewis and Clark College 1998
In addition to my education I have received special training in the following areas:  
  • Crisis intervention
  • Adolescent substance use
  • Functional Family Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Treating marijuana dependence
  • Clinical supervision