Wondering about your relationship to alcohol or other substances? Wanting to create a healthier relationship with crack, cocaine, marijuana, MDMA, DMT, and other drugs? We can work together to figure out what an ideal use plan looks like for you. That might be moderation, abstinence, or lots of places in between.
You might also be seeking support for psychedelic integration: making sense of and incorporating insight gained from your psychonaut adventures.
Non-judgmental exploration with a skilled professional can be helpful to make meaning of these parts of your life.
So many people count of you for their care. Who can you rely on when you need confidential, professional support?
Even before COVID, rates of depression and anxiety were much higher in health care providers and nurses than the general public. The stresses of working through the pandemic have only exacerbated this distress.
Stigma, the culture of medicine, fear of losing confidentiality or being reported to the board don't need to stand in the way of getting the help that will support you being the excellent, compassionate provider you remember being.
Tired of having a therapist roll their eyes when you talk about gaming? Over it trying to explain that Discord is a chat server and not a state of disharmony? Feeling finished with people who don't understand online friendships are valid social support?
Cosplay? Con goer? Code monkey? Constructor of all things Lego? (bonus points for more consonance ideas)
You deserve a therapist who gets you in all of your delightful nerdiness and awkwardness. Therapy for geeks from a geek therapist might just be the support you're looking for.
Queer, transgender, and non-binary youth deserve specialized support from a skilled and experienced professional. Their families need expert support, too!
Truly, queer folx of all ages deserve competent, compassionate, and clearly supportive help. You should never have to endure "educating" your therapist about anything queer, trans, non-binary, etc.
Let's talk about whether we might be a good fit for the supporting your child or yourself and your family.
""When life gives you lemons, freeze them, and use them to throw at your enemies using some sort of trebuchet." - Jenny Lawson
Nobody wants to experience limitations, yet we all have them to some degree. People with chronic illness or disability experience limitations thrown at them by other, even really well-meaning people. Learning to live our best lives while also living with chronic illness and disability matters! As both a registered nurse and licensed social worker, I know some things that might help.
Many pre-licensed therapists, counselors, and socials workers are unable to obtain clinical supervision for their independent practice license from their employers.
I offer low-fee options for individual and group supervision for future LCSWs, LPCs, and LMHCs in Pennsylvania and Washington State.