Individual Therapy
Serving Clients from the Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia metropolitan areas.

Emotional pain hurts. Would you like to feel better? I provide individual short term counseling or long term therapy to help clients gain relief from existing symptoms, and to assist clients develop healthy coping strategies for a more meaningful life. I help you find solutions to the missing pieces in your world. You may wonder how this is accomplished:

Benefits of Individual Therapy

  • I provide you with an honest, empathic, encouraging, non judgmental and caring relationship in a safe, private and confidential office setting.
  • We collaborate to devise a personal plan that lists and prioritizes your concerns.
  • Together we set goals that are specific, manageable, attainable, realistic and timely.
  • We focus on your existing strengths and present needs.
  • Strategies and resources will be identified to help you meet your goals and achieve a positive outcome from your counseling.
  • I can administer instruments such as The Myers Briggs Personality Inventory and the Personal Values assessment which add additional objectivity to problem solving.
  • Theoretical orientations that work best for you are selected. These may include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Solution Oriented Therapy, Client Centered Therapy, and or an eclectic combination of the above and others.

Common Concerns

Clients typically seek relief from symptoms such as:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Loss
  • Grief
  • Anger
  • Fear
  • Low self-esteem
  • Lack of trust
  • Stress
  • Isolation
  • Loneliness

These symptoms often surface when a client is going through a major transition and change such as:

  • Beginning a new relationship
  • Marriage
  • Becoming a parent
  • Infertility
  • Adoption
  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Parenting adult children
  • Caring for elderly parents
  • Starting a new job
  • Losing a job
  • Relocating to a new city, state or country

Common Feelings

Clients going through these transitions sometimes describe themselves as feeling:

  • Numb
  • Stuck
  • Defeated
  • Lost
  • Alone
  • Without direction
  • Misunderstood
  • Ashamed
  • Overwhelmed
  • Afraid

I believe that individual short term counseling or long term therapy can help you live a more meaningful, enjoyable and peaceful life. I look forward to working with you.