Individual and group services

Here is a sample of some of the services I currently provide or have provided in the recent past:

  • Neurodiversity-affirmative evaluations of children and adults to diagnose/rule out conditions such as autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Testing of educational achievement for homeschooled students, special education or regular education students seeking placement in a different type of school setting, and as part of ongoing assessment and management for students with learning disabilities
  • Educational advocacy for students with diagnosed or suspected disabilities
  • Expressive therapy with adolescents and young adults (with and without diagnosed disabilities) dealing with issues such as school phobia, identity exploration, learning disabilities, conflicts with family, running away, LGBTQ+ identity formation, difficulty in social situations, self-harm, substance use, eating disorders, and effects of trauma
  • Expressive/play-based therapy with infants, toddlers, and young children with developmental delays or disabilities
  • Adoption-competent therapy with individuals and families whose lives have been touched by adoption, adoption reunion, foster care, kinship care, and child welfare system involvement
  • Parenting evaluations and family systems evaluations for court-involved and systems-involved families seeking to obtain needed child welfare services or looking to end unnecessary child welfare involvement
  • Interactive music therapy to address individual needs for individuals with little or no verbal communication due to severe/profound intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, or autism
  • Expressive therapy with individuals in the process of gender transition, including those with and without major mental illness
  • Exploration of changing roles in the family and community for young adults with disabilities transitioning from school into adulthood
  • Support groups for LGBTQ+ youth, both process-based and loosely facilitated youth-centered groups