Summer provides a supportive space where her clients can develop greater self-awareness and insight into patterns which may be interfering with their capacity to heal and achieve their goals. She takes a collaborative approach with her clients, offering tools to help them foster their inner resources and capacities. Summer draws from her training in a variety of modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, psychodynamic therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and mindfulness-based therapies.
Summer's clinical interests include trauma and PTSD, anxiety and depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, adjustment issues, difficult life transitions, grief and loss, coping issues, and interpersonal problems. She especially loves working with veterans and first-responders. Summer has a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and 4 years of experience within inpatient and outpatient care.
Please don't hesitate to reach out to Summer for a free phone consultation. She offers telehealth through a HIPAA compliant platform.
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