Counseling is a way to talk with a neutral person about your concerns. A “neutral person” means that I don’t take one side or another – I listen without judgment. Talking to a counselor, like myself, can be especially helpful when you find that friends or family take sides when you talk to them about your concerns.
I see clients for counseling either individually or as a couple. My specialty areas are attention deficit disorder, anxiety disorders, and autism spectrum disorder. I most often work with young adults and their parents regarding transitioning into college and also living independently. I also work often with adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who would like to be more efficient, productive, and happier at work and home.
I also see children and parents. I believe that parents are an essential part of a child’s counseling visits. I also help parents become more effective, consistent, and happy. Parenting a child with special needs can create a great deal of stress, so I work with parents on practicing good self-care too.
I provide counseling for the following: