"The privilege of life is to become who you truly are."

- Joseph Campbell


Life has a tendency to take us through a myriad of seasons. I believe that therapy can help us challenge the patterns we find ourselves stuck in and envision new ways of being in the world. I provide ordinary people with a safe place to explore the unspoken. Whether it is a history of abuse, the unrelenting pull of depression, the unrest of anxiety or the negative cycle we find our beloved relationship in, there is stillness in the eye of every storm where we can find peace to endure. I have found that in our darkest and most confusing battles we discover we are more courageous and resilient than we could ever imagine. It is my desire, through therapy, to help you re-envision a life for yourself that includes the power held within your scars.  I would love to assist you in experiencing the abounding grace that flows in these challenging times.



Vulnerability is the only authentic state.

"Being vulnerable means being open for wounding, but also for pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don't mask or deny your vulnerability: it is your greatest asset. Be vulnerable: shake and quake in your boots with it. the new goodness that is coming from you, in the form of people, situations, and things can only come to you when you are vulnerable, open."

-Stephen Russell

couples ·  Marriage ·  Pre-Engagement ·  Pre-Marital

Certified PREPARE-ENRICH Facilitator 





Great relationships are often cultivated in rich openness and transparency. However, it is sometimes challenging to experience the safety and security that intimacy affords when our beloved relationship is filled with hurtful exchanges and broken trust. I empower couples to identify the negative emotional patterns that pose a threat to their most sacred trust and connection, in order to create a safe relational refuge.




As humans, we are innately relational and thrive in the security of healthy attachment bonds. Intimate relationships have the power to create stability, autonomy and enrich one's identity. Yet, the interconnected and interdependence that it fosters cultivates a safe refuge of unconditional love. We will explore ways to establish healthy attachment and experience the safety of a loving, intimate connection. 

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Everyone desires to be heard and validated. Communication gives us the opportunity to explore the inner world of our partner and learn about how their unique experience interacts with our own. As we explore new  empathic ways to communicate, I will assist you better manage conflict using a deepened awareness of your partner's inner emotional experience. 




Interdependence with an intimate relationship helps us to experience true belonging. It is within the sacredness of our reliance that we build a unified path for partnership in the world. We will explore the shared meaning that bolsters your relationship and create a relational mission statement that clarifies and brings purpose to your life together.  

"That which is created in a relationship can be fixed in a relationship." 

-Murray Bowen 


The family system is the most basic unit posed to cultivate  growth, development and relatedness. In family therapy, I utilize systemic interventions to empower families to learn the balance between connectedness and autonomy, through mutual understanding and empathy. It is through awareness of unhealthy patterns that we find more valuable ways to be together.

Families dealing with separation, divorce, adjustment issues and trauma are welcome.