You look around the crowded room full of friends, family, colleagues or strangers and think to yourself… Why can’t I find that happiness within myself and surrounded by others? I know I have; it is part of the human experience to feel uncertain or lost at some point in our lives. Whether that be trauma from childhood or the present day, anxiety, depression, a breakup, marital stress or grief – I commend you for making it here onto my profile and courageously taking that first step. I incorporate therapeutic techniques that cater to my clients’ specific needs, identity and autonomy. Trauma-focused care means having patience and prioritizing my clients’ comfort, values, wellbeing and process. I encourage my clients to express themselves authentically, whether crying, laughing, or yelling- expression and emotion come in many forms. Our brains cope in ways that prevent harm and avoid uncomfortable or painful emotions/feelings. Healing is about sitting with this discomfort, understanding its place within us and acknowledging experiences for their underlying effect on us. Disassociating from trauma, avoiding interactions or merely carrying on in a state that limits your potential only prevents you from growing. I want to build a trusted level of understanding with you through a space that compels you to live the most fulfilling life as the person laughing in the crowded room.