Offering in-person therapy in East Lansing or online sessions for all residents of Michigan.

Breaking the Cycle of Avoidance Behaviors

Infographic illustrating the cycle of anxiety and avoidance: 1. An anxious person deciding whether to stay or go. 2. Avoidance leading to temporary relief. 3. Anxiety intensifying over time.

Learn How to Manage Anxiety by Confronting Avoidance and Building Resilience Discover how anxiety and avoidance behaviors create a cycle of fear and learn effective strategies, including exposure therapy, to break free and manage anxiety for a healthier, more resilient life. Key points Anxiety can be helpful in small doses but becomes problematic when it […]

Privacy and policy

Confidentiality & Privacy Policy The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission. Exceptions include: Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately. If a client is threatening serious […]


If you are a new client, please complete the following forms and bring them to your first therapy session. Client Psychotherapy Intake Form Limits of Confidentiality/Therapy Cancellation Policy If you would like me to coordinate care with another provider (for example, your psychiatrist, primary care physician, etc.), complete this form to authorize the release of […]