People can often be tremendously hard on themselves, no matter their phase of life.
They can find themselves feeling like they don’t matter unless they are doing things for somebody else.
By trying to meet the needs of everyone else, people often feel stressed out or have racing thoughts which can lead to high levels of anxiety, depression and low self-esteem.
Counseling can help you develop the skills, resilience, and strength to nurture a greater sense of self-compassion.
With the support of a safe, warm, and trusted counselor, you can start your journey to make the changes you want, improve your existing relationships and foster new relationships differently.
Does this sound familiar?
Are you in college or a high school graduate feeling…
Overwhelmed by the big changes in your surroundings, your social life, academic expectations and the amount of stress and responsibility you face?
Dealing with changes in family relationships, especially with your parents-and gaining independence in your life, your finances, and your decision making?
Doubting your major, your program, your career path or whether “you’re on the right track” toward the life you want. It’s easy to feel lost and unsure of what to do next?
Are you a millennial in the process of “adulting” and feeling…
Stuck in wondering who you are and where you belong? Does navigating adulthood sound challenging and stressful?
Have your college friends moved on and are doing new things? Do your friends seem so happy about their new chapter in their life? Are you finding yourself comparing your personal and professional achievements to everyone else’s and are you having a hard time envisioning how your life could be as good as theirs?
Is it difficult to manage stressful emotions and confidence in the decisions you make so that you can look at the future with excitement and opportunity?
Are you a parent (first time, managing multiple kids or handling teens) feeling…
Exhausted between getting it done at work, parenting non stop, trying to be the partner you think your partner deserves, managing obligations to extended family, PTA, carpool?
Are you often staring at the ceiling at 3 am worrying through your mental to-do list for tomorrow? Do you feel like you can’t seem to keep up with what’s expected of you, so the list gets longer, you feel more frustrated and you accomplish less than you’d like?
Are you someone feeling….
Depleted, even though, as far as anyone can tell, you’ve got your life together.
You often wake up and go to bed anxious, and sometimes just getting through the day feels like a chore.
Do you find yourself lonely in a crowd, or struggling to feel good about your success?
Do you know that you need to make a change to be happier, but your inner critic and those negative thoughts constantly running through your brain keep holding you back?
How can I help?
In my role as a therapist, I will assist you in challenging the negative beliefs you may have about yourself so that you can feel confident and empowered.
We discuss what to do with the thoughts, feelings, and memories you experience so that they don’t take control of you. Working to resolve how your emotions may have impacted your relationships with friends, family, and significant others so that you can have healthy, fulfilling and long-lasting relationships.
We’ll turn down the volume on the negative thoughts in your head and turn up the self-compassion.
I specialize in helping people identify ways they can manage their schedules, challenges, relationships, and stress in order to live a life of purpose and joy. We identify your goals so you can start to feel better, today. I know what it’s like to be overwhelmed and stressed-out. I’ve been there, and I’ve come out of that cycle better able to connect with others and live my life purposefully and authentically.