The teen years are an important time in development and it’s common for adolescents to struggle with mental health issues. I am passionate about working with teens (13+) who struggle with anxiety, depression, career exploration, transitions from high school to college, and any lasting impact as a result of the pandemic.
Trust is essential in building a relationship with adolescents and it’s important to join them in their world and understand what’s important to them. I am authentic yet fun in my approach to help create a safe and supportive relationship. My goal is to improve responses to stress and anxiety, increase healthier communication, and deepen the understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact behaviors.
When clinically indicated, I also offer family therapy sessions to support the overall health and wellbeing of the family. I utilize various modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and dialectic behavioral therapy (DBT).