Individuals and couples seeking sex therapy may present with desire discrepancy, performance anxiety, or difficulty talking about their erotic needs. They may question their gender and sexual identity, wonder about kink/BDSM, or crave greater sexual and emotional intimacy. My aim in sex therapy is to help clients understand and affirm their sexuality as a guilt and worry-free foundation of pleasure and connection.
For survivors of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, the path towards reclaiming intimacy can be especially vulnerable. I support individuals and couples in recognizing their needs and desires and helping them develop the ability to express themselves without shame or fear.
If you are in a life transition, or dealing with an internal or external conflict that is exceedingly preoccupying and distress-inducing, then individual therapy is likely the right choice. In my office I see people of all genders and sexual orientations, racial and cultural backgrounds, monogamous and nonmonogamous. In our work together we can address patterns in your life that hold you back and focus on building a stronger foundation for your personal, professional, and relational well-being. Making connection between your thoughts, feelings, and somatic experiences is an important aspect of the individual healing process.
Each relationship is unique, whether it is monogamous or nonmonogamous. Relationship therapy may involve couples in a more traditional sense but can also include other partners, family members, or metamours. Understanding how experiences and traumas of your past connect to the present relational difficulties becomes a foundation for creating a better future. My aim is to help you create and maintain relationships worth-having regardless of the format. This means learning how to be a better partner. It also means exploring and healing ruptures, so you can feel whole, accepted, respected, and alive in the relationship of your choice.
Psychedelic medicine can assist the therapeutic process by illuminating pathways between the conscious and the unconscious with remarkable results. I offer preparation and integration services for people who are curious about psychedelics or have used this medicine elsewhere and seek to tune in further to their experience. Integration involves processing what transpired during a psychedelic journey – making sense of memories, feelings or ideas that emerged, including the challenging or upsetting ones. Translating gained insights into meaningful steps can help healing from past traumas and provide a pathway for lasting change.