It takes courage and wisdom to seek therapy and I commend you for doing so. You have taken the first step in what I hope will become a positive, growth-enhancing experience for you. I have more than 20 year’s experience helping people like you overcome obstacles, harness your strengths, confront your fears, and increase your capacity for happiness and meaning in your life. My clients describe me as warm, understanding, trustworthy, insightful, supportive, challenging, and skillful. They describe our work as challenging, rewarding, life-changing, and growth-enhancing.I have expertise in working with women’s issues including self esteem, self compassion, body image and healthy eating. Areas of speciality include: Relationship issues, coping with health problems and achieving wellness, grief, loss, and coping with transition, religion and spirituality, anxiety, and depression.I help my clients increase their self-knowledge in ways that allow them to let go of the past so they can create their own future. I treat my clients with respect, understanding, and compassion while offering methods and coping skills that are proven effective.