Desire. Connect. Thrive.

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What is it that you really want?


What if your desires are the very things that, if understood and given a voice, led you to hope, heal, and thrive?

I believe they will


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We all have a very important story that makes us who we are today.

Along the way, we often get stuck and feel alone in our pain.
Relationships with self and others suffer and we fall prey to the negative emotions that overwhelm us.
I have been there — and it is a lonely place. We all need fresh perspective and safe connection to navigate those dim paths.

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Who needs therapy?

Therapy is for anyone who longs for more.  It’s that simple. There is no weakness in asking for help.

In fact, it is one of the most courageous and loving things we can do for ourselves. I purpose to help others discover new perspective and personal breakthrough amidst the stuck places in life.

 

NARRATIVE THERAPY

In Narrative Therapy, we create stories about ourselves that are empowering and promote healing. Despite our broken and disjointed past, the narrative approach enables a new co-authored story to set the stage for a hopeful reality. When we live out of a worthy self-concept, the story of our life takes on significance and abundance. With this in mind, Identity is a crucial piece of narrative therapy. Our identities are not the problems we face. Instead, as we embrace the struggle of our story, our identity becomes part of a much bigger picture – one that we desire and create.

When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending.

Brene Brown, Rising Strong

Recent Stories

What sets us apart?

For the past 6 years I have worked with men, women, and children of diverse backgrounds, ages twelve and older in the Nashville area. My practice offers a relational, creative, and unpretentious approach to therapy; a haven for hope and healing.

I believe it is possible and within reach to thrive amidst the chaos and stress of life. Part of this journey is understanding and embracing our unique identity and desires as well as recognizing patterns of thought and behavior that hold us back. I use an integrated approach to therapy that draws from several proven modalities, allowing me to fine tune treatment for each client’s specific needs. I am also a musician and writer and am very aware of the struggles involved in pursuing the creative journey. With this in mind, I thrive on helping creatives fully embrace their artistry.

When working with me, you can expect to look at yourself as a whole person: body, mind, and spirit. I believe we must maintain holistic harmony in order to be our best selves!

  • 6 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
  • LOCAL TO THE NASHVILLE AREA
  • AGES 12 AND UP
  • Holistic, creative approach
  • THERAPY CUSTOMIZED FOR ARTISTS
  • individuals, adolescents, couples, groups
Therapeutic Opportunities
Psychotherapy

I work with individuals, couples, and adolescents ages 12 and up. My Psychotherapy sessions last 50 minutes for adults (18 +) and 45 minutes for adolescents.

Songwriting Intensives

Songwriting Intensives last 1.5 hours. Customized day and half-day rates are available for larger groups.

Skype Sessions

I also offer Skype sessions for those who would like to work together but are not located in the Nashville area.

Logo Design Story
I am excited to invite you into the story of the logo created specifically for my practice and what it represents. We are all on a journey and the heart of that journey is relationship. In order to thrive, we must embrace healthy connection with self, God, and others. This enables us to then positively engage in each extension of our lives. We heal in relationships, not isolation. So, here is a brief roadmap for my logo design:

The image of the two inverted and overlapping triangles  represent  healthy connection with self and others. The two extending dashes represent the journey we are all on. Not only that, but they represent our past and our future; where we have been and where we are going. It is important to also note that the overlapping triangles (i.e. healthy connection with self and others)  represent the “today” of our journey.

This is encouraging because today, and at every given breath, we are invited to experience truth and meaning in the present moment. So in a very cool way, being present in our todays also furthers our connection to self and others. I love how the overlapping triangles present create the shape of a diamond. This represents the high value of our connectedness in relationship as well as our embrace of the present moment. My initials encase the two triangles and represent a safe space for those who would like to explore their journey: to desire, connect and thrive in an empowering new way.

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