"Fundamental to my work is my belief that all healing comes from God, as 'every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.' As a clinician who is a sinner and is loved unconditionally by Jesus, I view the therapeutic relationship as one agent of change and healing in human beings. I try to be an authentic person in each moment and in all of my relationships, professional and otherwise. I have extensive experience working with couples, as well as children and teens and their families, and I thoroughly enjoy working with clients of all ages. I have specific specialty in trauma and attachment work, all parenting issues, the impact of divorce, co-parenting work, issues related to grief and loss, and family systems issues. In my attachment work with children, I rely heavily on the theoretical framework of dyadic developmental therapy and the presence of the child's secure attachment figure(s) in session. I regularly utilize expressive 'no talk' interventions, including therapeutic art, improvisational games, play therapy, and sand tray work, when indicated."
Graduate School: Central Connecticut State University
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