Many people experience shame and uncertainty as they consider looking for a therapist. As you read my areas of specialty on this page, you may be struggling to find happiness, purpose and meaning, and satisfaction in your life, including in relationships. Many people experience occasional feelings of sadness or worry. If you are struggling with hopelessness, lack of motivation, or uncontrollable feelings sadness or worry, you may need therapy to address these symptoms of depression and anxiety. Many people experience symptoms of both depression and anxiety. Therapy provides an opportunity to break free from the chains of depression and anxiety, so that you may begin experiencing joy in the present moment, living in the authenticity of your true identity. Trauma is often a significant aspect of depression and anxiety. With a firm foundation of trust in the therapeutic relationship, you can heal from trauma that may be contributing to symptoms of depression and anxiety.