As a psychotherapist, I have been profoundly touched by survivors of trauma, particularly extreme trauma, ritual abuse, clergy abuse, spiritual abuse, mind control, and illness trauma. Trauma survivors started coming to me over 30 years ago. Though at first I had little understanding of what they had gone through, I recognized they were just normal people who had endured abnormal, extremely difficult situations. Those first few clients patiently persisted with me and taught me. I am humbled that they trusted me. As they shared their stories and hearts and we persevered, I learned more and more, and they got better and stronger.
Since then I’ve discovered many ways to be more effective and now also train other clinicians. I am eclectic in my approaches. I’m licensed in Michigan & Virginia and also work with out-of-state clients who travel to me. Besides individual sessions, I offer 4-6 hour intensives for 1+ days. Out-of-state intensive clients must have their own local therapist.
If you aren't sure about pursuing treatment, please call me. The process of recovery needs the right match between client and therapist. You can and should evaluate me as we go along. I always help in kind, respectful, and effective ways, but only you can decide if I’m the right fit for you. I look forward to talking with you.
- Cost per Session: $165 - $200
Pay By: Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Paypal
Accepted Insurance Plans
- Out of Network
For Out of Network clients, a receipt will be provided to submit to your insurance for possible reimbursement.
Email me or call (833) 752-0492 with questions.
- Years in Practice: 40 Years
- License: Virginia / 0904009553
- School: Wayne State University
- Year Graduated: 1979
I am licensed in Michigan and Virginia. Therefore, I can only work with you if you live in Michigan or Virginia. But I offer consultations.
- Membership: International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (www.isst-d.org)
- Membership: Survivorship.org Board Member
- Dissociative Disorders (DID)
- Trauma and PTSD
- Bipolar Disorder
- Chronic Illness
- Clergy Sexual Abuse
- Emotional Disturbance
- Life Transitions
- Self Esteem
- Sexual Abuse
- Spiritual Abuse
- Women's Issues
- Personality Disorders
- Elders (65+)
Types of Therapy
- 1 to 2 hour sessions - flexible
- 4 to 6 hour Intensives, 1+ days
- Christian Counseling
- Compassion Focused
- Culturally Sensitive
- Family Systems
- Internal Family Systems (IFS)
- Reality Therapy
- Trauma Focused