I like to work from a strength-based-approach with patients. I believe that all people I work with have the innate ability to overcome and cope with whatever they are struggling with. My job is to help provide tools, insights, and guidance on how they can learn to feel empowered, and view every situation in their lives as opportunities, and mistakes as discoveries.
I recently relocated to Colorado from Wisconsin where I grew up. I moved due to my passion for the mountains, and for pushing myself past my perceived limits while running or hiking in them. I live a very active lifestyle, so when not in the mountains I am either biking, swimming, or running. I am very close with my friends and family, so I love staying connected with them through FaceTime now that I have moved. I love dogs, but do not have my own. So if someone sees me in public there’s a good chance I am befriending the nearest dog.
Qualifications and experience
- Mental Health and Behavior, Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety, Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
- Languages spoken
Winona State University (2015)
- Clinical interest for patients
I come from a background of working with people who struggle with severe depression, anxiety, PTSD, SUD, psychosis and personality disorders. As a result, I enjoy learning more about the treatment and development of these issues.
- Research interest for patients
In graduate school I focused my research on masculine studies, and how to merge stereotypical ideals of masculinity with psychotherapy. In addition, I enjoy looking into the role existentialism and positive psychology can be utilized in psychotherapy.
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