Last updated 08/15/2008
Our meetings will focus on
those areas of concern that
brought you to counseling. Areas of concern may be
problems with particular people,
or problems at work, substance
abuse problems, concerns about
family members, or general
feelings of dissatisfaction with
your life. You may want to
talk about things that are
causing stress, unresolved
grief, sadness, anxiety, or any
Once the problematic
situations have been identified, the counseling work really
Therapy can take many forms. I
have chosen to use a combination of traditional talk therapy and
coaching. I am trained as a therapist but I find that the goal
oriented nature of life coaching works well with many people. I
also offer EFT (click
here for info). EFT offers real
solutions to specific areas of concern. Talking brings us to a more
exact and complete understanding of what those areas really are.
What is psychotherapy?
talking and working with a trained
professional to resolve either long term or temporary life issues.
I use a goal oriented approach to help resolve current situations that
may be presenting difficulties. We will discuss the past and try
to put situations into perspective, but it is important to go forward
from where you are now.
What is life
coaching is talking and working with a trained professional to resolve specific
issues or transitions in the client's personal life, relationships or profession by examining what is going on right now, discovering what your obstacles or challenges might be, and choosing a course of action to make your life be what you want it to be.
first visit, we will discuss your areas
of concern, what you'd like to change, and together we will begin to
establish a plan of treatment.
You will go over the proposed process to ensure that you as
the client understand what is
involved in counseling and what
you can expect.
I worked for several years with pre-bariatric patients, assessing them
for suitability for weight loss surgery.
I have worked with clients who had to participate in court mandated
counseling for many different reasons.
I have worked extensively with young adults and quarter-life issues.
I offer anger management programs.