I take a strength-based approach to counseling. Making that call or coming through the door is a big first step. It takes real courage for patients to commit to taking their life in a new direction, but once they are willing, they are able. Patients say they appreciate my practical, no-nonsense style as we work together. Watching the process of change is so amazing to me. I love to see people take control and work through difficult situations when they often feel everything around them is out of control.