Are you feeling alone? Hopeless? Helpless?Anxious for no apparent reason? I can help you find your way back to a more meaningful and satisfying life. You can learn to:
Are you self-medicating to deal with uncomfortable feelings? Do you use drugs and alcohol as a coping mechanism when confronted with anger, sadness, anxiety? Do you want to learn healthy coping mechanisms so that you can lead the life you've always dreamed of?
I have worked in the field of addiction for numerous years helping people uncover their need to "numb" their feelings. It is by peeling back the "onion layers" that one can discover what's fueling the maladaptive coping mechanism and begin to replace it with healthy ways of dealing with life's ups and downs.
You can be free from the chains of addiction. Let me help you discover what keeps you tied to an artificial way of coping so that you and your loved ones can heal and repair and have the relationship that you desire and deserve.
Divorce proceedings are the catalyst for an emotional roller coaster. These proceedings trigger early family of origin issues such as rejection, abandonment, powerlessness, fear and anxiety. People become dysregulated, meaning they are unable to process these extreme emotions and, therefore, act in ways which are seemingly out of their control.
With my guidance, people are able to make sense of their inner struggle and what earlier issues are perpetuating their inability to be calm in the face of a world which seems to be taking on a life of its own.
In the end, all of us want to be heard and understood. Let me help you make sense of how your past is affecting your present so that you can develop the stability to navigate this extremely difficult time.
I work with individuals, couples and families. As human beings, we are hard wired for connection. We seek out loving, meaningful and satisfying relationships. Why then does it seem so difficult to maintain a healthy connection? Let me help you identify and replace the negative patterns that create distance between you and your partner, your child and the people who you desire to be close to. Let's learn how to connect based on understanding, safety and love; to express your feelings without triggering conflict; stop casting blame and shame; actively listen and communicate effectively and come to resolutions quickly.