Among others, I enjoy working with people who:
❁ Are struggling with states of sadness, anxiety, stress, burnout, loneliness, uncertainty, angst, stuckness, or grief.
❁ Are shouldering the impact of intergenerational, historic, political or collective pain and trauma.
❁Want to work through and understand the impact of growing up in dysfunctional fractured families, including with parents with mental illness, both diagnosed and undiagnosed.
❁ Would like to explore stressors related to ethnic, cultural, and racial identity as well as experiences related to loss of homeland, migration, belonging, third culture kids, or the expat experience.
❁ Are seeking therapy affirmative of lesbian, gay, queer, pan, and bi sexualities that also understands the impact of conservative or fundamentalist cultural and religious backgrounds on sexuality.
❁Are academically gifted and want to better understand the gifts as well as challenges that may come with that, including hyper-performance and intellectualization as adaptation, and how to experience being in the world in more embodied emotive ways.
❁ Are men navigating conflicting cultural expectations of what “modern” progressive masculinity means.
❁ Are experiencing difficulties with creating and/or sustaining intimacy, meaningful friendships, relationships, and partnerships. I am affirming and respectful of various relationship structures- ranging from monogamy to different forms of ethical non monogamy
❁ Are academics, activists, humanitarian aid workers, or fellow therapists or helping professionals.
❁ Experience medical system trauma and/or are adjusting to complex poorly misunderstood physical illnesses such as fibromyalgia, ME/CFS, chronic Lyme, MCAS, POTS, post viral syndromes, etc.