Mental Health Challenges Treated
Depression and Anxiety disorders
Trauma and stress related disorders
(psychological, physical, sexual abuse)
Obsessive compulsive behaviors
I see my role as a therapist as one to establish a strong therapeutic relationship. Without a relationship, personal growth will not occur. Having a good fit with your therapist is often the determining factor of whether you will gain value out of treatment or not.
My goal is to bring as much value to my clients as possible so using an individualized approach allows you to dig deeper into the core nature of the problem.
In order to fully understand the presenting problem, I tend to adopt a more holistic viewpoint on mental health as a whole. Diagnosis does not define who you are nor do they provide enough insight into the cause of the problem.
Understanding the core problem requires a type of therapy that addresses the whole person. This includes mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of a person's well-being. I believe an individualized approach is effective because it allows the therapist to meet the client where they are at in the treatment process, as opposed to pressuring the client to fit a particular treatment model.
My clinical experience started with facilitating individual outpatient therapy and supervising adventure-based therapy with kids and adolescents. My clinical training then leads me to work within the Juvenile Justice system, primarily providing individual therapy to adolescents who have been placed in Juvenile facilities. Postgraduate school, I worked in community mental health providing home-based therapy to children ages 7-17 and their families.
Currently, my clinical practice is focused on providing Individual outpatient therapy to adolescents and adults. I have worked with a broad age range of clients from 7-70 years old and use an individualized approach to treatment. Some of my clinical experience includes:
Physical, emotional, and sexual abuse
Grief and loss
Attachment and co-dependency issues
Juvenile Justice system
oppositional and defiant behaviors
I earned my Master of Social Work degree from Eastern Michigan University. I obtained my clinical hypnotist certification through the Wellness Institute and facilitate Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy.
Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy are effective tools for subconscious work.
Identify defense mechanisms that have been developed and stored in the subconscious.
Our behavior and emotions as adults stem from childhood experiences that shape and mold our belief systems.
Focuses on subconscious processes contributing to one's behavior like complex emotions, desires, and traumatic memories that have been pushed out of your awareness or repressed.
Working within the subconscious mind in a heightened state of concentration.
Allows clients to focus intentionally on a specific problem with more access to identifying and understanding repressed memories, complex emotions, difficult thought patterns, unhealthy belief systems, and ineffective behaviors.
The body and mind is in a very relaxed and comfortable state.
Hypnosis + Psychotherapy = Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy can be extremely effective in addressing mental, emotional, and behavioral challenges because of the depth and speed in which clients can develop insight into deep rooted problems.
Contact us for a free initial phone consultation or to ask any questions you may have about our therapy services. In our initial call together, I will ask a few questions about what kind of support you're looking for and I will offer some suggestions as to what therapy may look like if we work together.
The breath know's how to go deeper than the mind.
- Wim Hoff