You can expect our work together to be active and reflective. My therapeutic approach is tailored to individual goals and needs. However, I often integrate psychodynamic and existentially oriented therapy. These types of treatments are briefly described below.
Psychodynamic therapy helps people gain greater awareness of the psychological roots of emotional suffering and everyday problems. It explores aspects of the self that are not fully known, especially as they emerge and potentially influence the client-psychologist relationship. Specifically, psychodynamic therapy focuses on better understanding how previous events shape how people act, feel, and relate to others. Enabling people to carefully reflect on their inner reactions to formative experiences helps them gain deeper insights into themselves and more consciously build their desired present and future.
Existentially oriented therapy also assists people in enhancing their capacity for self-awareness, with a strong emphasis on finding meaning in life. It views many mental health concerns, like depression and anxiety, as typical aspects of the human condition and a timely "invitation" to reassess one's path. Accordingly, it helps people think deeply about their lives and question their assumptions. In this way, it takes a philosophical stance toward mental health. Ultimately, existentially oriented therapy encourages people to access their capacity to make choices and develop their lives.