I am an Arizona Licensed Professional Counselor, as well as a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor since 2001. I also hold the National Counseling Certification from the National Board of Certified Counselors. I have worked with couples with a wide range of concerns including depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and career challenges. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.
My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I have been happily married for over 17 years, and my experience may be helpful as we discuss what is important to you as a couple.
It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life together and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I am here for you!
I look forward to working with you!
- Relationship issues
- Self esteem
- Career difficulties
- Coping with life changes
Stress, Anxiety , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Bipolar disorder , Depression , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Attachment Issues , Body Image , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Dependent Personality , Dissociation , Divorce and Separation , Domestic Violence , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Eating and Food-Related Issues , Emptiness , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , Forgiveness , Gender Dysphoria , Guilt and Shame , Hoarding , Immigration Issues , Impulsivity , Infidelity , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Midlife Crisis , Money and Financial Issues , Mood Disorders , Multicultural Concerns , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Paranoia , Phobias , Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships , Postpartum Depression , Posttraumatic Stress , Pregnancy and Childbirth , Prejudice and Discrimination , Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling) , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Love , Sexuality , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Trichotillomania , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Imago Relationship Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LPC #10597 (Expires: 2021-05-31)
She’s great! She listens very well, sets achievable goals, offers realistic advice and is great at responding quickly.
Monika has helped me so much in just 3 short sessions!!! I feel so much better than I did a month ago