I have a compassionate, approachable demeanor and I am well versed in several counseling techniques. I am psychoanalytically trained and utilize cognitive methods (CBT, DBT) mindfulness, and solution focused, as well as psychodynamic. You will find me to empathic and accepting, patient, attentive, and supportive. Clients warm up to me quickly and I enjoy helping them to reach goals and to learn coping skills that enable them to shift away from defensive behaviors that are no longer effective.