Parenting

I have two grown children and much compassion for parents and children who struggle with a variety of issues. I view relationships and parenting as a tremendous catalyst to inner growth when approached in the spirit of honesty and willingness to understand the other. 

Alternative health and education

I am interested in options of alternative health and education as it applies to mental health. I sometimes follow research in these areas. I am happy to collaborate with alternative health providers and help find resources for you.

Spirituality and conditioning

I am interested in all spiritual faiths and ideas, especially how spirituality can help an individual transcend unhelpful conditioning in ways that lead to wholeness.

Many years ago as an undergraduate I focused my studies on Philosophy, Religious Philosophy, Native American studies. I have always had an interest in thinking deeply about meaning in life, and the difference and similarities of thinking in various cultures. 

I value creative thinking and problem solving that transcends accepted cultural norms when needed to find solutions. Ultimately I am interested in freedom from unhelpful conditioning that also considers our deepest personal responsibility and the impact we have on others. 

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Ultimately I am interested in freedom from unhelpful conditioning that also  considers our deepest personal responsibility and the impact we have on others. 

Credentials and Education

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington State. I have a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University, Seattle.