Anxiety can mean nervousness, worry, or self-doubt. Anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder that entails excessive, repeated bouts of worry, anxiety, and/or fear.
Refers relationship issues with a partner or spouse. Can include issues related to relationship distress, relationship satisfaction, communication, intimacy, etc.
Source of communication challenges in circumstances and relationships that can have a negative impact on mental health. Misunderstandings and misinterpretations often lead to arguments in personal, platonic, or professional relationships.
Personality disorders entail a maladaptive way of behaving, feeling, and thinking that deviate from societal and cultural norms. They may lead to personal distress, interpersonal issues, harmful behaviors, and legal issues. Personality disorders include paranoid, schizoid, schizotypal, antisocial, borderline, histrionic, narcissistic, avoidant, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. They are treatable but not curable.
Pregnancy, perinatal, & postpartum issues
Pregnancy, perinatal, and postpartum issues entail any real or perceived problems or difficulties stemming from the childbirth experience. Pregnancy, perinatal, and postpartum experiences are stressful in many positive and negative ways while the physical body experiences immense stress. Situations vary but may be remedied through therapy and support.
Workplace issues are a common source of stress and can include interpersonal conflict, communication problems, gossip, harassment, discrimination, low motivation and job satisfaction, performance issues, and poor job fit.
Self-esteem is the degree to which a person feels confident, valuable, and worthy of respect. Feeling low self-esteem can influence overall well-being and be linked to anxiety and/or depression.
Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by persistent instability in relationships, extreme emotional reactions, and chronic fear of abandonment. People with this may also tend to be moody, experiencing a lot of high highs and low lows.
Social anxiety or social phobia is fear of social situations or a fear of interacting with people other than close friends and family. Social anxiety can be persistent, intense, and debilitating, greatly affecting daily life.
Young Adults (18-24)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Marriage and Family Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
DBT - Intensive Training; Accelerated Resolution Therapy
CO, Psychologist, PSY.0005439
FL, Psychologist, PY8141
PhD - Counseling Psychology, University of Florida
MS - Psychology, University of Florida
MA - Community Counseling, University of Northern Colorado
BA - Psychology, University of Missouri
I began practicing therapy in 2001 in a department clinic seeing college students for free. After earning my masters degree, I provided individual and group therapy for adolescents on probation and adults needing help with anger management and substance use. During my doctorate studies, I worked in a career counseling center, an inpatient psych ward, and a college counseling center. I have worked as a staff psychologist and clinical director at Florida Gulf Coast University's Counseling and Psychological Services for twelve years and in private practice in Florida for 9 years. I opened a private practice in Colorado Springs in March 2022. I offer individual and couples counseling to adults. Https://www.inctherapy.org.
19 N. Tejon St., Ste. 332, Colorado Springs, 80903, CO