Counseling

The services listed below are provided in-person (Encinitas) and online (California).
Individuals, adults, teens, couples, and families are welcome.

I offer psychotherapy and spiritual counseling for individuals, adults, teens, couples, families, and groups. These services are available both in-person in Encinitas and online throughout California.

Psychotherapy

The most vital and healing aspect of psychotherapy is the relationship we create together, with trust and comfort being the most important components. My approach to the therapeutic process is client-centered, which means that we go at your pace in the direction of your choosing. Empowering you is always the primary objective. We do this by looking honestly and holistically at life – your thoughts, feelings, behaviors, values, personality, relationships, and environment – to determine where you may be stuck, and to gain clarity into the optimal path forward.

As your therapist, I listen intently and attune deeply while providing a warm, nonjudgmental, efficient, and collaborative space to help you align with your inner knowing and achieve your goals. My style blends intuitive insights with a wide range of evidence-based modalities and techniques. If there is anything I want you to remember, it is this: Take heart. Don’t resign yourself to suffering. Inner peace is possible no matter the outer circumstances.

Experienced In

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety & Panic
  • Depression & Mood
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Grief & Loss
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Obsessions & Compulsions
  • Psychosomatic Issues
  • Relationship Problems
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma & PTSD

Modalities

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depth Psychology
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Person-Centered Approach (PCA)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Care

Spiritual Counseling

My approach to spiritual counseling embraces all paths – whether they be organized religions, personal journeys, or anything in between. My style honors the beliefs and ideas you hold sacred and at the same time is practical and rooted in the here-and-now. Together, we can bring purpose and meaning to your life and nurture a connection to something greater, whether that is a higher power or a personal cause.

Additionally, if you are seeking the joy and freedom of your changeless inner nature, yearning to transcend a false ego-mind narrative, or acclimating to a major shift in consciousness, I am happy to advise and support you. Through my many years of studying diverse belief systems, as well as from my own practices, I maintain a well-rounded understanding of the spiritual life.

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Experienced In

  • Dream Interpretation
  • Existential Topics
  • Finding Your Vocation
  • Identity Exploration
  • Intuition Development
  • Life Transitions
  • Meditation & Mindfulness
  • Non-Dual Dynamics
  • Spiritual Awakenings
  • Surrender & Letting Go

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.
~ Rumi