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How it Works

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Schedule a free 20-minute phone consultation to see if we'd be a good fit and if my approach aligns with you. 

We'll chat about what brings you into therapy and what you're seeking help with. This an opportunity for you to ask any questions, and for me to share my approach and discuss fees/scheduling options.

  • Virtual? offered via a secure HIPAA-compliant video conferencing platform that is easy to use, and no downloads or logins are required - just use the unique session link I'll email you. 

  • In-person? offered in a private office within a sustainable coworking space in Rohnert Park, CA.


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What to Expect During First Sessions


During your first session, I'll invite you to share what brings you into therapy, current needs, and what you'd like to achieve together. I will gather past and present information to get a general blueprint of your life.

The therapist-client relationship is one of the most important factors in treatment.

At the end of our first appointment, we'll see if it feels like a good fit, whether I will be able to help, and if we wish to continue.

We will also create a plan together for what you'd like to work on and how I could support you.

Every session will be approximately 50 - 55 minutes, and I recommend in the beginning months we meet once a week to keep up the momentum we see in session. Payment is collected at the end of your session with the credit/debit card on file.

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The Therapeutic Process

If you feel nervous about starting therapy - this is normal! Many do not know where to start, worry about getting overwhelmed, or feel wary of opening up.

I will do my best to support and guide you at a rate that feels comfortable and tolerable to you.

My hope for you is to feel more fulfilled, empowered, whole, and at peace. The healing journey is unique to each survivor - and I aim to help you achieve your goals.

  We will address the big things that bring you in as well as your innate strengths. I will help you to bring in a topic or material to explore,

while I keep in mind and weave in elements of your therapy goals.

Working holistically using the whole-person approach (somatic, cognitive, spiritual), I can help you address and work through trauma so that it no longer feels like it defines you.


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