Therapist

ABOUT ME

For over 15 years, I’ve helped my clients break through the obstacles that seem to be holding them back in life. Life's too short to be unhappy, unsure, or unfulfilled by one’s self — so what are you waiting for? Let me help you learn and develop better ways to handle the issues that are standing in the way of your goals.

I received my B.S in Counselling from the University of West London. M.S. in Psychology with Addiction Speciality from Kaplan University. I am currently undertaking a psy.D from Walden University. I have certification in CBT, Motivational Interviewing, REBT, SFBT, Existential, and EMDR (Basic Training 1 & 2 and Rtep and Gtep). I work in a person-centered approach and utilize the systems family approach to treatment.

I have worked in London, England with various NHS trusts counselling in the addiction and mental health field. In the states I have counseled mental health, addiction, couples and family therapy.  I also used to work with children who  have autism. 

I provide 1:1 sessions, groups, couples counseling, and addiction focused solutions. I also offer meditation (mindfulness), yoga, deep breathing, drumming, and singing bowl therapy in my practice.

EMDR, CBT, M.I., Mindfulness, Addiction,

 

Welcome to Empathy Counseling services.  You have taken the first step towards empowerment in your life by wanting to make a change! I have been where you are right now.  I have experienced anxiety and irrational thoughts. I can totally relate to what you are going through. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that mimics depression and bi-polar. For awhile I never wanted to leave my house, get out of bed and found it difficult to face the day. I was able to overcome so many things and so can you.  I always encourage my clients to get a medical check up prior to mental health treatment to rule out any physical health symptoms.

 

I have spent years working with individuals who have severe trauma, anxiety, depression and other illnesses and helping them overcome what they are struggling with. I use EMDR, CBT, SBT and other treatment modalities to help meet clients where they are in treatment and move forward with their lives. Most of the trauma individuals experience are from childhood, bad relationships, war, domestic violence and sexual abuse. 

I have also helped individuals be accountable for their life and and working towards goals as a life coach.  It is my passion and life's work to help people.  Thank you for being here!

 

PERSON-CENTERED COUNSELING

I offer a variety of counseling modalities to help you move past the obstacles in your life. I will help you identify your personal values, strengths, and abilities in support of your personal and professional goals. Contact me to see how I can help you develop different perspectives and achieve the outcomes you’re striving for.

 

ADDICTION COUNSELING

Sometimes, it seems as if life just has it in for us and we can never catch a break. In reality, there will always be moments we have little to no control over but, what we can always control is how we react to those moments. That is part of recovery and making the appropriate choices. Using CBT and ACT, we work together to change automatic thoughts and distortion and bring in rational thoughts to keep your sobriety intact.  I often tell my clients "It isn't that you have a drinking problem, you have a thinking problem!". How true is this?  We drink or use drugs to not think about the issues.  Let me work with you to overcome your negative thinking patterns that are causing you to remain stuck and not experience the life you were always meant to live.

LIFE COACHING

Life Coaching can be one of the keys to a happier, healthier life. My job is to give you the tools and techniques to achieve a balanced and fulfilling life. After
several Life Coaching sessions, you will become well-versed at handling issues whenever and wherever they arise. Call now to schedule a session.

ANXIETY, BI-POLAR, SCHIZOPHRENIA

Empathy Counseling has extensive experience in treating individuals with various disorders through creating an individualized treatment plan that tailors to their needs. We show compassion throughout the entire process. Please contact us today.  Biofeedbackm EMDR, DBT, and CBT are effective treatment modalities in helping to minimize the symptoms of these disorders. 

 

SCHEDULE A SESSION

 Contact me today to schedule your next session. 

Tel: 727.307.6309

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