I am a psychotherapist and educator, with 30 years of experience, specializing in individual, couples and family counseling, educational, coaching and consulting services. I maintain a private practice in St. Clair Shores, MI.
As a graduate of Wayne State University, with Master's degrees specializing in Educational Psychology - Marriage and Family Therapy, and Secondary Education, I am currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. I also trained and was certified by the Trauma and Loss Institute for Children (TLC) in 1999.
Among my areas of expertise are Psychotherapy for Anxiety and Depression, Trauma/PTSD, Grief and Loss; Counseling Support for those with Chronic Illnesses and Disabilities; Hospice and Pallative Care Counseling Support for patients facing terminal illnesses and end of life issues - and their family and friends, including Caregiver Supportive Counseling; Clinical EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique Counseling; Spirituality-Focused Counseling, for those struggling with deeper life issues; ADHD Coaching, Life Coaching, Executive and Career Coaching, Educational Coaching, and Wellness Coaching, which includes health and nutritional support for positive mental health functioning.
I work with all ages, genders, ethnicities, sexual orientations, spiritual beliefs and socio-economic backgrounds and offer Child and Adolescent Counseling, Young Adult, Middle Age and Senior Counseling (Geriatric Counseling), as well as Couples Counseling and Family Therapy.
In addition to being a seasoned psychotherapist, I have been an educator on the Adult Education, secondary and college levels. I continue my teaching/tutoring on an individual consultation basis.
I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.