I’ve always really loved guiding people to better choices, and I did that first as a U.S. Marine Corps officer. Today - as a wellness counselor - I mentor people and organizations to help them find clarity and discover how to live healthier, happier lives.
Pain is a pretty universal experience - life has kicked all of us in the teeth at least once, right? Thankfully, there are ways to train ourselves how to recover, restore, and revive after that happens.
As a mental health professional, I get really energized during one-on-one counseling sessions and by leading resilience workshops when I see people discover fresh insights into their capacity for growth, as well as their access to new behaviors or habits they desire.
I think in most cases people aren’t as far "off" as they think they are, and that it’s really important to begin a collaboration by focusing on what is going right and what my clients already know. I use really simple, evidence-based principles founded in mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapies, and resilience theory to help people tune into their intuition and refocus their energy.
So many people are frustrated because maybe their home lives or health aren’t in great shape, but they’re pouring all of their time into work. The approach that works here is about giving people some tools to start discovering how to align their behaviors and mindsets to support their values and what really matters to them, whether that be work life, family life, spiritual life, physical life, mental/emotional life, nutrition, or some combo of all of those.
I'm really just the liaison between what the research shows us, and what you personally can practice and implement in your own life. We work together - individually or with your organization - to choose new, better aligned paths moving forward.
If you're interested in knowing more about the retreats and workshops I lead or the counseling I do (yes, I can do this remotely!), please don't be shy about asking me some questions.