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The COUNSELING Collaborative
Compassionate Understanding and Research-based Solutions
for your Mental Health and Well-being Journey  

Welcome! It takes a lot of courage to consider getting support for a more fulfilling life. The mission of The Counseling Collaborative is to facilitate your personal and professional, emotional and psychological growth based on a therapeutic connection and relevant research.

The Counseling Collaborative offers a safe, professional, and accepting space for people who are experiencing pain and dissatisfaction in their relationships, careers and lives. We are passionate about helping you explore ways that you can enhance your life and set meaningful goals with the support of evidence-based therapy and practical tools and applications.


It’s never too late to start experiencing more out of life, to find even greater clarity and satisfaction in your vocation and relationships. 

"For what it is worth, it's never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. 

There's no time limit; stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same; there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. 

And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before.

I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you're proud of. 

If you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again." 

From the movie: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Individual Counseling

As a licensed professional counselor, college professor and credentialed coach with more than 25 years of experience in the fields of counseling and well-being, I focus primarily on individual counseling and educational groups in my practice. My goal is to provide a balance of compassionate understanding, research-based resources and a collaborative approach to helping you develop personalized goals and a growth plan towards health and wellness.  










Individual counseling is a form of treatment based on dialogue between the client and therapist. Traditionally, sessions are scheduled once a week for 45 minutes. Therapy can be helpful for anyone who is not content with their current quality of life due to external circumstances, struggles within relationships, trauma, troublesome thoughts, problem behaviors, or difficulty regulating emotions and behaviors.

Individual counseling can help you move towards wholeness, happiness and meaning as you develop strategies for managing: 


Free Consultation?

Contact me to arrange a free 15-minute initial consultation. No strings attached. Click on the tab below and provide your phone or email for me to respond to your request. I am glad to answer questions about the counseling process. If we feel like we can work well together to address your needs, we can make an appointment. If either of us feel that this is not a good fit, I am happy to give suggestions or referrals for other counseling options.


If you are in a state of crisis or emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.  You may also contact

  • Crisis Hotline at 513-281-2273

  • 1-800-SUICIDE

  • 1-800-273-TALK

  • Hearing Impaired: 1-800-799-4 TTY

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