My approach emphasizes developing each person's unique strengths and creative abilities, within the context of a supportive therapeutic relationship. An atmosphere of meaningful self-focus fosters exploration and improvement of mood, confidence and ability to cope with stress. I have many years of experience working with people of all ages in private practice, community mental health agencies, schools, psychiatric hospitals, elder-care and rehabilitation settings.
- Art therapy and counseling for children, teenagers, adults and families.
- Treatment of mild to severe difficulties including depression, trauma, familial stress, grief, anxiety, low self esteem, autistic spectrum disorders, adoption complications and behavior problems.
- Parent support counseling.
- Clinical supervision for counselors and art therapists.
Age Specialties: Expertise in child, adolescent and adult development.
Session Format: Individual and family sessions.
The length of sessions ranges from 45 minutes to 90 minutes, depending on the age of the client and the number of attendees.
Years In Practice: 25+
Office Hours: Weekdays and evenings
Individual sessions: $125.00
Family, Extended and Initial sessions: $150.00
Low fee child therapy and professional supervision slots may be available. Please inquire if this is needed.
Accepted Insurance Plan(s): Insurance benefits may apply.
LPC- Licensed Professional Counselor
LPC- C1496, Oregon
MA in Expressive Therapies, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
ATR-BC, Registered Board Certified Art Therapist- Art Therapy Credentials Board
NCC, National Certified Counselor- National Board for Certified Counselors
ATCS- Art Therapy Certified Supervisor- Art Therapy Credentials Board
American Art Therapy Association (AATA)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Supervision: Consultation and clinical supervision for art therapists (ATCS- Credentialed Art Therapy Supervisor) and professional counselors (Oregon State Registry of Supervisors).
NW Art Therapy