I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with experience working with children, adolescents and adults. I have worked with women of various backgrounds in both the Detroit and Chicago area, utilizing multi-cultural counseling approaches with women of various cultural backgrounds.
Why I’m a Therapist:
I am is invested in an approach emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic, and holistic approach to mental health. I am particularly concerned with the impact of loss and trauma and improving intervention to support trauma recovery for better emotional, physical and relationship health.
My therapeutic approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and provision of ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. I utilize an integrative approach in counseling based on a psychodynamic approach. As a lifelong learner, I continue to seek ongoing updates to my clinical skills and knowledge base.
Education & Training:
I completed a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Adler University in Chicago. I am currently in my last year of studying a Ph.D. in Counseling Education and Supervision. As a researcher, I study counseling in women of collectivist cultures, specifically Middle Eastern women. My research explores mental health concerns related to women in general as well as societal concerns, such as acculturation.
Areas of Specialization:
I provide individual, couples, family and group therapy across the lifespan, specializing in the following areas: women’s issues, depression, anxiety, couple’s conflict, grief and loss, mood disorders, emotional abuse, self-esteem/self-image, relationship issues, workplace stress, life management and anger.