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Finding your voice through counseling

I am a caring and empathic therapist who fosters a safe space in which clients can gain insight, make intentional changes, heal and grow – as individuals and in relationships.  I empower clients with practical strategies to incorporate into their daily living.  At the same time, I support clients in doing the deeper work of increasing their understanding of themselves and others.  This ultimately leads to the most meaningful changes. As a trained pastoral counselor, I support clients in integrating their spirituality into the counseling for those clients who wish to do so, particularly in interfaith relationships. 

...and the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.  ~Anais Nin

Services Provided:


  • Individual Counseling for Adults and Young Adults (Ages 18 and up)

  • Relationship Counseling, including:

    • Couples Counseling

    • Co-Parenting, including those who are separated or divorced

    • Parent(s) and Adult Child(ren)

    • Adult Siblings

    • Multicultural, Interfaith, and LGBTQ Couples Counseling


Areas of Focus:


I support people who are navigating various challenges in their lives and/or are seeking to live life more fully and authentically. Some of my specialties include:


  • Life balance 

  • Anxiety and stress management

  • Life transitions (e.g., going to college / graduate school, career changes, first time parents, empty nest, separation / divorce, retirement)

  • Grief

  • Burnout / compassion fatigue

  • Premarital counseling

  • Marriage counseling

  • Relationship challenges, including challenges with communication

  • Co-parenting, including couples who are separated or divorced 

  • Identity and calling

  • Support with coming out (LGBTQ)


Methods Utilized:


I believe each individual has tremendous inner resources and wisdom. I see my role as a guide to help clients tap into those resources. I collaborate with my clients – jointly arriving at counseling goals and assessing which counseling methods are most effective at moving toward those goals. I utilize the following methods, among others:


  • Person centered

  • Psychodynamic 

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

  • Imago Relationship Therapy

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy

  • Internal Family Systems

  • Mindfulness

  • Pastoral Counseling which integrates a client's spirituality / theology with the mental health counseling.



I am happy to discuss my fees in our initial free 15 minute phone consultation.

I currently accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and HMO plans in Maryland and Highmark / Blue Cross Blue Shield, and PEIA/UMR in West Virginia. Plan rates / co-pays are applicable.

As an out-of-network provider with other insurance plans, I provide the required paperwork for reimbursement. Please speak with your provider to confirm eligibility for “out-of-network” behavioral health services.

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