Perhaps you are having relationship difficulties, struggling with depression or anxiety, or going through a rough life transition. I know how challenging it is to reach out, to get past the hump of "I'll wait until it gets worse," or "can I afford it?" Or "I've never been to therapy, I'm nervous and don't know what to expect," or "my spouse/partner will never go; I won't even ask him/her." These and other reasons to wait to come to therapy seem valid, but they can be excuses to let problems fester and get to the point of crisis.
Whether you are coming to therapy for the first time, are in crisis, or if you've done a lot of therapy over the years and are wanting to continue exploring and healing, I look forward to being a partner in your process.
I specialize in women's issues, including depression and anxiety, self-esteem, body-image and life transitions. I also specialize in body-oriented or somatic therapy which helps unwind stuck patterns in people's lives. I work with adolescents, individuals, and couples, and am comfortable in a wide variety of modalities, including basic talk therapy, depth and dream work, somatic (body) therapy, sandtray, and a psycho-educational/behavioral framework to help people improve communication skills and cope with self-destructive patterns. My sessions are a blend of all of this, depending on the comfort of the client.
Here is a basic list of the issues therapy with me might include:
* Body Awareness/Embodiment * Women's Issues * Depression * Anxiety * Dream work * Parenting * Marriage and Pregnancy * Relationships * Communication * Work Discernment/Contentment * Health Issues/Pain * Spiritual/Existential Questions * Adult Children of Alcoholics Issues * Inner Child Work
Call my confidential voicemail at (707) 776-6494 to schedule an appointment. My office is located in the Burdell building in Petaluma, right across from the old train station/Petaluma Arts Center: 405 East D Street, Suite 106 (cross street, Lakeville) Petaluma, CA 94952