Breathe. Heal. Learn to love yourself and/or you partner again.
Areas of Specialty:
TRAUMA - abuse, neglect, cultural trauma and oppression, dissociation and trouble connecting, shame, self-esteem, mood swings, nightmares or trouble sleeping, loss of apetite or motivation
COUPLES - communication, intimacy, healthy boundaries, blending cultures, opening the relationship, transitions, queer, Trans, poly, and bi/multiracial couples issues
ACADEMIC COACHING - navigating financial aid, establishing a major or mentors, addressing oppression, bullying, or marginalization, anxiety, perfectionism, stress, lack of motivation, figuring out where you fit, social anxiety or issues with peers, and/or managing mental health issues while going to school, etc.
IDENTITY EXPLORATION - Biculturalism, Queer, Trans, and QTPoC concerns, recent disability or TBI, internalized oppression, high school to college and undergrad to grad transitions, career transitions
Training (LPCi more info on website pdxtraumafree.com):
Community Mental Health
Couples, Marriage, and Families
Adoption and Foster Care, including DHS involvement
Trauma Informed Service
Multicultural, Feminist, Queer Friendly and Liberation Based Counseling
Support with navigating financial aid, declaring a major, applying to college or graduate school, or getting off academic probation, specific project suppor including syllabus development, tenure application, etc., and mentoring in WGS, Ethnic Studies, or Counselor Ed.