My philosophy of practice as a mental health clinician is rooted in the belief that every individual possesses the innate capacity for growth, healing, and self-discovery. I approach therapy with compassion, empathy, and a deep respect for each client’s unique experiences and perspectives.
Person-Centered Approach: I believe in the importance of creating a safe and non-judgmental therapeutic environment where clients feel heard, valued, and accepted. I strive to build a strong therapeutic alliance based on trust, mutual respect, and collaboration.
Holistic Perspective: I view individuals as complex beings, influenced by their physical, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions. I take a holistic approach to therapy, considering all aspects of a person’s life and experiences when developing treatment plans.
Strengths-Based Focus: I recognize that each client possesses unique strengths, abilities, and resources that can be harnessed to promote growth and facilitate positive change. I work collaboratively with clients to identify and build upon their strengths, empowering them to overcome challenges and achieve their goals.
Evidence-Based Interventions: I integrate evidence-based therapeutic modalities and interventions into my practice, drawing from research and clinical experience to provide the most effective treatment options. I remain open to innovative approaches and continuously update my knowledge and skills to stay informed about emerging best practices.
Trauma-Informed Care: I recognize the prevalence and impact of trauma on individuals’ mental health and well-being. I approach therapy through a trauma-informed lens, prioritizing safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, and empowerment in working with clients who have experienced trauma.
Ethical Practice: I adhere to the highest ethical standards, maintaining confidentiality, respecting clients’ autonomy and self-determination, and ensuring informed consent throughout the therapeutic process. I strive to create a transparent and ethical therapeutic relationship that fosters trust and accountability.
Overall, my philosophy of practice centers on empowering individuals to discover their own strengths, navigate challenges, and live fulfilling lives. I am committed to creating a supportive and collaborative therapeutic space that facilitates personal growth, healing, and holistic well-being for my clients.
ESI EAP, EverNorth (Cigna) EAP, First Choice Health, Kaiser, Moda, PacificSource, Providence, Regence BCBS, Samaritan, Workman’s Comp
DBT, CBT, EMDR, Family of Origin Trauma, Developmental and Relational Trauma
OR, WA, WI
LocationViresco Counseling & Consulting, LLC
115 West 8th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401
- Individual Practice
- Inpatient Treatment Center
- Wellness Training