Your Life, Your Story, Be Who You Are.

Self-Care for Caring Professionals

The buzzwords “self-care” sometimes sound like real buzzing. We hear the buzz but we can’t really listen to what we are being told to do. The language doesn’t translate from: I need a break, some words of care, a moment of solitude, or a second of grounding. Instead we power through our days and at […]
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Look at Your Wings. Notice Their Color.

A typical guardian angel may be a spirit or feeling or this manifestation could be a living being that guides the next moment. Guardian angels appear, send their message, do their deed and then are gone. Belief in a guardian angel is easier if you’ve had one enter your life. Fleeting yet everlasting…because in that […]
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Your Life, Your Story, Be Who You Are

You began in the world just like the fairy tales…Once upon a time a miracle occurred. The fairy tale then becomes your life. The living becomes the story of who you are, who you become and what you do with your inner self to be happy, joyful and connected. We have a relationship to our […]
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Counseling

Below are issues or needs I help with in my practice. I have also listed some of the theoretical approaches I use when working with people.  On the My Approach page you can learn more about what therapy may look like once we meet. Concerns and issues I help with are listed below.  I work with […]
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Coaching

Making the choice to work toward licensure is challenging and can be hard to imagine given how long it can take to complete. By going at it one step at time while understanding the interconnectedness of theory to practice will take some of the challenge out of taking the test and add excitement to the […]
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Consulting

Designing programs that meet the needs of your clients while within the tight budgetary constrictions of the agency are difficult. Need always outweigh the funding provided and the culture of “do more with less” begins to settle like a heavy weight. We can lose sight of our successes and sometimes forget to use them to […]
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Connecting

Throughout my personal and professional life I try to live a life that serves others from the heart and mind. I have learned that when I don’t know, I must ask in order to learn and to really understand. I believe that listening is with your whole body and all your senses and that each […]
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My Qualifications

My education started at a Quaker University called Friends World College in New York City that sent me to Central America for a year on an education I will always treasure. I finally settled in Oregon and completed my B.S. in Sociology, Urban Studies and Spanish while working at Transition Projects. I received my Master’s […]
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