About Cultivating Calm Counseling
Therapy in Chicago
I believe my role as a therapist is never to “fix” the client, but empower you to uncover a more enriched, fulfilled life. I have learned through years of professional training and a lifetime of personal experience, listening with sincere empathy, remaining without judgment, and guidance to a better understanding of self in a safe and honest place shapes the foundation for positive change.
Individualized treatment goals are developed in collaboration with clients, based on what you would like to achieve in therapy. I understand at times it can be tricky to know what we would like to achieve or what therapy entails, just that something needs to change. In building rapport and a therapeutic relationship those goals will become clearer. I strongly believe the client is the utmost expert of themselves, and I’m honored to walk alongside individuals on their journey; combining our expertise to shape lasting change and alleviate pain and/or suffering.
Through therapeutic work and life experiences of my own, I’ve discovered a genuine sense of having a space to be heard, seen, and understood while gaining insight has an immeasurable impact on well-being. I enjoy continually learning about the human condition professionally and personally while passionately applying it to my approach in order to achieve the best outcome for you.
Becoming a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor is more than a career choice for me, it provides greater meaning, and despite the sometimes-challenging nature of the work, I look forward to any time spent with clients.
LCPC – Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Professional Memberships and Education
Northwestern University – Master of Arts Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Areas of Expertise
If you feel we may be a good fit please don’t hesitate to reach out, it is an admirable step getting to this point in your stage of change and I look forward to the next one. If you are looking for therapy in Chicago, please don’t hesitate to reach out.
- Adult Men and Women Individual Therapy
- Worry, Anxiety, Fear, Panic, Phobias
- Sadness and Depression
- Work Dissatisfaction
- Grief and Loss
- Dating, Breakups, and Relationship Issues
- Insomnia and Sleep Disturbances
- Communication Barriers
- Life Transitions and Changes
- Men Specifically
- Work-life Balance
- Anger Management
- Improving Self-Esteem
- Deepening or Uncovering Sense of Self
- Enhancing Relationships
- Sexual Dysfunction
“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”