Athletes, college and graduate students, and professionals in demanding fields work in environments that place a great deal of pressure upon them to excel and succeed. If you identify with one or more of these roles, it is likely that you have a performance intensive mentality. While this mindset can be a tremendous strength to you, it can also be a psychological risk factor that you may not be aware of. A Sport Psychologist addresses performance in a range of areas and is sensitive to the unique needs of people in your position. Treatment is designed to maximize your ability to perform at a high level while identifying and removing the barriers that have been holding you back. [Read more]
Life transitions are a significant source of stress for most people, even if the changes are perceived as positive. In early adulthood, you experience transition on multiple levels in multiple areas of your life, seemingly all at once. It is an understatement to say that you have a lot going on, and most people would benefit from having extra support during this time. A psychologist can provide guidance as you navigate through such issues as adjusting to greater responsibilities, exploring your identity, transitioning through academic programs and into early career, redefining your relationship with your family, developing healthy adult relationships, and the existential questioning that is such a part of this time in your life. [Read more]
I am a Licensed Psychologist and Sport Psychologist in Eugene, Oregon with a private practice focused on (1) the performance intensive athlete, student and professional, and (2) early adults adjusting to life transitions. I have chosen to specialize in the people I want to work with because I believe that connecting with and understanding the person is the key to resolving the issues.
Please take your time exploring this site. You can rely on me to openly share professional information because being transparent is a strong value of mine. If you choose to work with me I will guide you through the counseling and therapy process, including what to expect from treatment, what it may cost, and things to consider when using your health insurance benefits. Please contact me with questions or for any reason – I welcome everyone and I am here to help. You can reach me at 541-513-6336 or by using the contact form below. Thank you for your interest, and I look forward to hearing from you.