Therapists included in this directory are listed according to their level of training in AEDP (i.e. roughly number of AEDP training hours); AEDP Level does not correlate to the therapist’s overall experience as a clinician. To learn more about AEDP Levels, click here.
For the most up to date AEDP faculty list, click here.
I approach therapy with compassion, understanding and nonjudgment. I believe that a positive supportive relationship with a psychotherapist encourages clients to find their own wisdom. My therapeutic approach integrates a variety of disciplines. While I have a scientific background, I believe that each person's path to growth and change evolves from their own unique life experience. I address each client's individual needs through building a safe place of compassion and understanding for clients to find their own strengths and wisdom.
Neuroscience and attachment psychology research indicates that positive support from a psychotherapist promotes healing and growth. Healing comes from making sense of our experience, deepening our understanding of ourselves, finding our own truth and meaning, and learning new ways of dealing with challenges.
I began my career in environmental science (Masters from Duke University and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia). Although I greatly enjoyed environmental science, I found a deep love for working directly with people and their personal challenges. I completed my counseling graduate degrees (M.Ed. and Ed.S.) at the University of Virginia.