“It is not your job to "know" your own path to wellness at the start; I am confident that I have tools that we can use to help inform our plan along the way.”
What was your path to becoming a therapist?
I've always wanted to be a therapist since the first time I stepped foot into my 12th grade psychology class! Since then, I've had the opportunity to work across many settings with co-workers and clients from diverse backgrounds. One of the most rewarding parts of my career has been coordinating the Somerset County Traumatic Loss Coalition. Through this program, I was given the opportunity to help children, adolescents, and families learn how to cope with traumatic reactions and stress associated with loss. One thing I continue to love about my career is how I am able to learn alongside my clients and peers every day.
What should someone know about working with you?
In our first session, we will aim to lay out a foundation of support highlighting your personal strengths, current life challenges, and wellness goals. During this discussion, we will begin to define what success in therapy looks like for us and begin to design a plan to help you obtain this success. You deserve it! Please note: It is not your job to "know" your own path to wellness at the start; I am confident that I have tools that we can use to help inform our plan along the way. Together, we will collaborate, assess our progress toward your goals, and continue to revise our plan as needed.
What do you do to continue learning and building competencies as a provider?
As a therapist, I recognize the importance of being trained in the latest and most effective therapeutic approaches. I regularly seek opportunities to learn creative and interactive skills to best assist my clients in person and virtually. I am enthusiastic about learning interventions outside traditional talk therapy that can help treat the whole person, embracing both mind and body!
“Together, we will collaborate, assess our progress toward your goals, and continue to revise our plan as needed.”