Founded by Carl Jung, depth psychology aims to understand the role of the unconscious through the use of dreams, myth, symbols, image, art, and archetypes. By doing so, we tend to the wild soul within that longs to be heard.
Existential psychology addresses the absurdity of what it means to be human, emphasizing the importance of our search for meaning, our relationship to our Self, our mortality, and our relationships with others. By taking this approach, therapy can support one in creating meaning in even the most challenging aspects of one's life.
Past trauma and stress imprints itself on one's nervous system, impacting the way that one responds to the world and people around them. By learning the language of the soma, the body, one can begin to access it's essential wisdom.
Research on psychotherapy has time and time again pointed to the fact that the most critical element required for positive outcomes is the quality of the therapeutic relationship. I bring authenticity and devotion to my work with all of my clients in order to create a deep and genuine connection.
Our early attachment experiences shape the way that we operate in relationships. An essential part of therapy is to understand how growing up in our family of origin has shaped how we relate to the people in our lives. By bringing consciousness to these deeply engrained patterns, one can begin to understand what patterns they would like to heal and evolve in service of themself and their relationships.
When we are young, our psyche architects wildly sophisticated defense systems to keep us safe. However, when we mature into adults, these very defense systems often stand in the way of realizing our deepest desires for our lives. What was adaptive as a child becomes maladaptive as an adult. By examining these patterns, therapy can support one to allow their wise adult self to take control of their life.