You want to be your best self, but you’re feeling stuck. You deal with a persistent feeling of sadness like you’re moving through life in a heavy fog. Or perhaps you’re constantly on edge, overwhelmed by worry, anxiety and that unrelenting inner critic. Maybe you’re just feeling so numb and disconnected that you’re even having trouble identifying the problem. It’s exhausting. On the outside (and on your social media) everything looks perfect and you 'should' be happy, but you can no longer go on pretending.
The truth is, you've gotten so good at faking it that you feel like an imposter in your own life story. You’ve been thinking about getting help, but life is so damn busy. Maybe you've been hesitant because you work in a high profile industry and privacy is a real concern. Perhaps you’ve tried therapy before and it just didn’t 'click'.
But it’s time. It’s time to reclaim your best self.
I can help you to EXPRESS, identify and release that which no longer serves you to TRANSFORM past dramas and traumas into empowerment and resilience so that you can FLOURISH in life —authentically, fully, and unapologetically owning your inner BADASS.
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful that the risk it took to blossom." Anais Nin
My practice as a psychotherapist is informed not only by my clinical training, but also by my diversity of life experiences. Before becoming a psychotherapist, I spent many years working in a high-powered, fast-paced industry in NYC-- so, i get the challenges that come with that lifestyle. After becoming an art therapist, I had the honor of working with military Veterans struggling with PTSD, depression and other challenges for many years. I have also presented widely on the topic of Art Therapy.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Art Therapist, and Board Certified Telemental Health professional (BC-TMH). I have expertise treating trauma/PTSD, anxiety, depression, self-image challenges, and life transitions.
I created my fully online, multi-state private practice, Creative Alternatives, to provide exemplary alternative and integrative psychotherapies delivered confidentially, securely and conveniently by highly qualified licensed therapists to improve the mental health and well-being for the clients in which it services.
I have 14+ years experience working in hospitals, community settings, clinics and private practice.
Specialties & Issues
Art therapy, informed by neuroscience, is an effective and inherently life-affirming psychotherapy for alleviating anxiety, depression and trauma as well as other life challenges. No previous art experience is required, (if you are an artist, that’s ok too!) only an openness to exploring the unique way that creative self expression can help you to connect to mind/body/soul for healing, change and growth. Art Therapists are Masters level or higher mental health professionals trained in both art and psychology.
At Creative Alternatives, we integrate a variety of modalities including art therapy, traditional talk psychotherapy, and holistic methods, (such as mindfulness and meditation) informed by positive psychology, humanistic, existential and psychodynamic approaches. Instead of getting stuck on diagnosing, defining and regimented 'prescriptions', we work creatively, intuitively and collaboratively to address your specific needs and concerns. We believe the most important element in successful therapy is the relationship. You are the expert on you - we help to guide you towards new awarenesses, healing and growth.
Services & Rates
Average rate $200 per session. Special package discounts available.
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