Real Psychotherapy for the Real World

What: Quality Psychotherapy, Exclusively Online!

Where: Provided to you in the comfort of your own home, office, or even car! I provide psychotherapy to those living in Florida, North Carolina, and abroad.

Why: I understand what you’re going through and the challenges you’re facing. I’ve helped countless clients work through similar problems and I can help you too.

How: I use HIPPA compliant secure video conferencing to make the hard work of psychotherapy convenient AND confidential.  All you need is a comfortable private space, good internet, and a smart phone, tablet, laptop or personal computer and we’ll talk together!

Who: I’m a licensed psychologist with over a decade of experience providing psychotherapy and over twenty years in the field of mental health.  I specialize in anxiety, trauma, unhealthy relationship patterns, and difficult transitions.  Want to know more about me?  Want to know more about my approach to therapy? 

When: Let’s find some time to talk.  We can meet by phone or video for a free thirty minute consultation so that we can learn what you need and if therapy, online therapy, and I am the right fit for you! I can usually see you within the week, just share your times and days that work best - Contact Me Today.

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About

Personal Information

I am a Florida native with a love for the ocean. I’ve lived elsewhere and likely will again, but coastal Florida will always be home for me.

I was lucky to have discovered my passion very early in life. I love to help others “get to where they are going”. I started working in Mental Health Care when I was only 17 years old and have been doing so for the last twenty years.

When I’m not providing therapy, I’m working on my upcoming self help books, enjoying time with friends and family, or doing something active outside.

 

Qualifications

B.S. University of Florida M.S. Nova Southeastern University Psy.D. Nova Southeastern University (Doctorate of Psychology)

I’ve worked in settings ranging from Intensive In-Patient Treatment facilities to University Counseling Centers. I’ve been licensed to practice psychology in both North Carolina and Florida.

Philosophy

The “about me” section is an opportunity to share something meaningful about ourselves. I decided to share something that matters to me – my beliefs about how to approach life.

Ours is such a short life. Find what you love, pursue those things with vigor, and minimize those things that impinge on living well.

For me, this means getting clear about personal values, and living as closely to them as possible. It means noticing those things that “fill your cup” and being intentional about scheduling time to do them. (YES! Schedule them!) It means thinking about goals and tangible ways to mark that you are moving towards them. And then move. It means noticing the people in your life and your patterns with them, so that you can pour energy into those relationships that are positive, adjust or move from those that are not.

We spend much of our lives moving AWAY from suffering. We try to avoid things that make us anxious, missing out on much that life has to offer. We recoil from “unpleasant” feelings, deadening ourselves to the range (positive and negative) of our emotional experience. We make micro choices every single day that are about a movement “away” from something unpleasant or uncomfortable, often without considering the long term ramifications of those choices. Worse, we spend almost NO time moving “towards” those things that bring us joy or fulfillment.

We easily identify what we don’t want in our lives. Let’s also define what we want. What do you wish to move Toward?