I hold a Master's degree in counseling psychology with an emphasis in depth psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. I have an abiding passion for accompanying my clients through difficult times in their lives and assisting them in crafting more well-adapted attitudes. While I approach every therapeutic encounter uniquely, I work with the understanding that the issues which have brought you to therapy can become opportunities to lead a more fulfilling life.
Prior to beginning a private practice here in Portland, I provided psychotherapy to adults in an LGBTQ community mental health center for two years. I also have professional experience working as a counselor in a semi-residential program for adults with persistent and severe psychiatric challenges.
Individuation refers to the process of continually becoming oneself. It is a life-long, symbolic process through which one actively lives out one's unique personality. It provides an orientation for the challenges of life, one which sees the suffering in life not as meaningless, but as ever-greater initiations into the mystery...