I provide structured culturally competent Clinical Christian counseling.
Individual, group or family
Women’s counseling includes individual, friends, roommates and families for adolescents to adults. Adolescent therapy includes music, art and sand-tray therapy.
Pre-marital and pre-engagement counseling includes individual or couple work using either curriculum or process focus.
Session structure includes the estimated number of sessions we may need, your goals or needs, suggested exercises or interventions for us to include in our sessions, and suggested next steps after completing counseling or coaching.
Cultural competent counseling
acknowledges the various backgrounds and current cultural influences each person may be experiencing. I believe that in counseling we can use media and contemplative spirituality within ethical boundaries as transition tools to increase cultural competency and provide avenues of integrating spirit, soul and body in context of relationships.
are $140 per session (usually 60 or 90 minutes) and I also provide a sliding fee scale when available. If there are spots available and a client chooses to receive the sliding fee, there is also payment required in the form of community or ministry service for most sliding fee levels.
My focus areas
include tying together the spiritual, relational and neuro-psychological while working with topics such as anger, anxiety/panic, brain healthy practices, bi-polar disorder, cross-cultural recovery, Crisis Counseling, dating skills, depression, dissociative disorder, disordered eating and Body Image, emotional abuse, God-image/ Identity in Christ, grief, unresolved pain or loss, and vision drift related to ministry or professional careers.
I utilize theology, psychology and spirituality and often work with a treatment team that includes medical professionals and adjunct services as needed.
My counseling style is structured as I provide each client with a session structure we create together. The session structure includes the estimated number of sessions we may need, your goals or needs, suggested exercises or interventions for us to include in our sessions, and suggested next steps after completing counseling or coaching.
Whole person integration–
What I call the whole person approach is one which uses a bio-psycho-social-spiritual model. This allows me as the counselor to be aware of items which may influence your counseling. In addition I consider providing resources in brain-healthy skills so that you are strengthened in your counseling journey.