I am a Licensed Professional Counselor working in full-time private practice in Portland, Oregon.  I am passionate about our body’s intelligence, it’s natural resiliency, and it’s capacity to heal and thrive under the right conditions.  I help clients develop the ability to deeply listen, and create the right conditions for healing to occur, so that the body can return to a more natural rhythm and flow.  I have worked with those suffering from addiction, chronic pain, and co-occurring issues such as trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship conflicts, grief/loss, and other life stressors. I utilize various methods such as Somatic Experiencing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and other mindfulness-based approaches to healing. I have my own meditation and movement practice, which greatly informs the work I do.

Treatment Specializations Include:
Anxiety
Depression
Trauma
Addiction
Chronic Pain
Grief and Loss
Life Transitions
Relationship difficulties
Anger Management
Work and career challenges
Mindfulness instruction

Professional Qualifications:

  • LPC – Licensed Professional Counselor
  • SEP – Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
  • CADC1 – State alcohol and drug certification
  • MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University
  • BS in Human Development from University of Nebraska at Lincoln