You are a hard worker, and others view you as dedicated, reliable and someone who gets stuff done. You have high standards for others, and even higher standards for yourself. Being a perfectionist used to be helpful, but now you are tired of never feeling good enough.
You recently went through a major life transition and now you feel overwhelmed, lonely, disconnected or pressured to make things work or be the best. Sometimes you resent this change and worry that you will never feel relief.
You have perfected the art of seeming like you have it all together, but on the inside it feels like things are falling apart. You are dealing with high amounts of stress, your worry keeps you up at night, and you have difficulties saying nice things to yourself.
You have big dreams and life goals, but somehow you can't quite keep up with day-to-day demands. Outside influences and pressures are bringing you down, you find yourself procrastinating on those important tasks, and avoidance has become your best friend.
You have thought about therapy, but you hesitate to take that step. You know that you need to do something different, but you worry that therapy is too drastic.
If you are feeling burned-out, stressed, anxious, or paralyzed by perfectionism, you have come to the right place. I'm glad you are here!
Coming to therapy does not mean you are crazy, that there is something drastically wrong with you, or that you need to be fixed. Coming to therapy is taking care of yourself, finding security in who you are, and working through the challenges that are holding you back. Therapy might just be exactly what you need.
Finding the right therapist is time consuming and daunting. You spend loads of time searching profiles, reading about therapeutic approaches, and wondering if, or when, you should reach out. Take a look around and if you like what you see, give me a call or schedule a free, no obligation 15-minute phone consultation. I'd love to help you get started!
You've googled and shifted through countless profiles, and you haven't quite found the right therapist. The process of searching for, and finding, the best therapist can be enough to make someone feel like they want to quit before they've even begun. I get it.
Every therapist is different, and it's important for you to feel confident in your decision. Let's determine if I'm the right therapist for you...
I keep it real and my clients appreciate my straightforward approach. I am an active participant in your treatment and I will not tip-toe around your challenges. Your time is valuable and I want you to get the most out of your therapeutic journey.
The clients who are the most successful in therapy with me are ones who come ready to work and understand that I’m not going to wave my magic therapy wand and have their problems disappear.
The ones who experience the best results come ready to figure out what's been keeping them stuck. They take initiative, follow through, and work hard. They are committed to their own growth and are ready to give up old habits that are not serving them. They know it's time to do the work!
I will be with you throughout the entire journey, and I am committed to holding a space for you as you process and problem-solve your unique challenges.
Yes, I have a fancy degree from an accredited college. I even went through several painstaking years of supervision and work experience to gain my professional title. You can read about my credentials and experience below. What is most important for you to know is that I will do everything in my power to support and encourage you in a way that works best for your growth and healing process.
In my free time, I enjoy walks around the lakes with my dog, reading a great belly-laugh book, a strong cup of coffee, exploring the wonders of the world, knitting scarfs, and many delicious bars of dark chocolate.
Regardless of who you are, where you are from, or where you happen to be on your journey, you are welcome here.
Areas of Focus
Anxiety, worry, and stress reduction
Self-esteem, self-acceptance, and confidence
Communication, boundaries, and self-expression
Relationships and social connections
Self-care and life balance
Minnesota Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor #1071
Master of Science in Education in Community Counseling
As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, I have received specialized training in treating every person as a whole, and I help clients heal by taking the entire human being and their life experiences into consideration for assessment and treatment purposes. The goal is to help you strike a balance in taking care of your mind, body and spirit.
I integrate a number of models depending on the concerns I'm treating, but here are the most common approaches I use:
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
I Hope This Has Been Helpful For You In Determining If I Might Be The Right Therapist For You.
If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
If I’m not the right fit for you, I will gladly help you find another therapist who might be a better fit for you.
For teens who are anxious, moody, outcasted, self-doubting, lonely, procrastinators or perfectionists.
For millennials who ride the rollercoaster of emotions, go through vicious cycles of anxiety, worry and self-doubt, are trapped in the fear of being judged by others, and feel immense pressure to succeed and shame for struggling.
I offer online therapy services. You can conveniently meet me wherever you are without leaving the comfort or your home or workplace. My services are offered STATEWIDE, so anyone in Minnesota can have access to therapy.
I do not accept insurance, but I do provide documentation for out-of-network benefits.
I primarily provide individual therapy, however, I can provide family therapy depending on the needs of the client and family.
15-minute phone consultation: Free
50-minute initial intake: $185
50-minute follow-up: $135
My office is located at Wellness Minneapolis. I work alongside a fantastic group of independent holistic practitioners.
Paperwork is completed electronically.
You will complete paperwork for Wellness Minneapolis at your initial session. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early.
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