Updated Information Covid-19
Abide Counseling is a Health Care provider. This means that the office will remain open for your appointments as needed. If you are ill or think that you have been exposed to the corona virus, Telehealth options are available for you. This means that sessions can be done virtually if needed. As always, please text or email me if you need any urgent matters taken care of or are in need of an appointment.
*Please note that face coverings are required while seated in the waiting room, but not required during session unless you prefer. The six feet minimum social distancing requirement is met during our time together in session.
Welcome to Abide Counseling.
The word “abide” means to stay close, to dwell within, to remain faithful to…..
It is definitely one of my favorite words.
Over the past 30 years, I have sought to provide a counseling practice for women that seeks to heal, empower and highlight the existing strengths each woman possesses within them. Using post-modern and solution-focused therapy, the intent of counseling is forward facing—looking always ahead to what life would be like without the painful issues that have initially brought women to therapy. At Abide counseling we seek to promote the identification of health that abides within…the recognition of progress and the increase of self-efficacy.
I have worked in several areas of mental health; from adoption to AIDS, from emergency mental health to trauma therapy. My research has rooted itself in the arenas of depression and anxiety/trauma particularly in the under served female population.
I am Catholic. With a big “C”. Client request to use spirituality and faith based methods in therapy are welcomed and encouraged…not ever imposed.