Areas of Expertise

These topics have been the focus of my prior research, book chapters, or training. I provide clinical supervision and consultation to other providers in these areas.

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Self-Compassion

  • understanding self

  • improving relationship with self

  • learning to trust oneself

  • increasing self-validation

  • increasing values-based decision making

Low Self-Confidence &
"People-pleasing"

  • difficulty saying no

  • difficulty asking for what you want

  • worry about what others think

  • fear of being rejected or disliked

  • chronically putting others' needs above your own needs

  • difficulty negotiating 

  • fear of public speaking

  • self-doubt

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Two Dried Leaves

Imposter Syndrome & Burnout

  • working too much

  • feeling unmotivated at work

  • feeling "not good enough" or inadequate

  • difficulty relaxing

  • over-preparing or over-doing work tasks

  • avoiding important tasks

  • procrastinating

  • exhaustion

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • doubting and checking

  • contamination fears and washing

  • fear about accidental harm

  • taboo thoughts and mental rituals

  • ordering, arranging, symmetry, counting

  • difficulty with decision making

  • repetitive behaviors

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Ducks Over the Lake

Anxiety & Worry

  • social anxiety disorder

  • generalized anxiety disorder

  • panic disorder

  • chronic worry

  • stress

  • avoidance of situations due to anxiety