I work best with people who are tired of just getting by and are ready to invest in themselves by doing the deep work needed to change their lives. I provide a safe space for my clients to do this work, which often means tapping into deep feelings and the experiences that are connected to them.
Before starting my own practice, I worked as a psychotherapist in the UNC Department of Psychiatry, within the Mental Health Specialists Clinic and The Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders. I have specialized training and nearly 10 years of experience helping people heal from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and disordered eating. I also have specialized training and experience working with people who have experienced traumatic events or relationships in their lifetime and are seeking integration of those experiences so that they no longer exist in the forefront of one’s daily experience. I also regularly work with a long list of other client issues which can be seen on the services page.
I believe that sitting in the chair of the therapist is an honor and a privilege, which calls on me to also sit in the chair of the client to sharpen and hone my personal understanding of the therapeutic process. I have participated in therapeutic relationships throughout my life and believe in psychotherapy both personally and professionally.
I regularly take part in trainings to continue to enhance my skills as a clinician and a person.