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About Me

As a therapist, Gretchen believes in building therapeutic relationships based on deep acceptance, warm regard and collaboration towards personal development. In her work with individuals and families and couples, she uses an electric approach depending what will be effective. This may include CBT, trauma recovery model and emotion focused therapy. Gretchen specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, grief and loss, PTSD. She recognizes and respects the courage it takes to make that first step and seek help, and it is a priviledge to her to accompany you on your journey.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 22

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #44SC05318800 (Expires: 2022-08-31)

LCSW #SW15156 (Expires: 2023-03-31)


Written by A.D. on Nov 22, 2021 after therapy with Gretchen for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

She is the absolute best, she is so patient and listens so well I am just so happy with her.

Written by 1.N. on Oct 06, 2021 after therapy with Gretchen for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Gretchen is amazing! She's a wonderful listener and gives great tips and advice.