Initiating therapy is a courageous act, most particularly when one feels emotionally and physically vulnerable.
Betty has served as a therapist over the past 25 years in a number of settings helping clients with a wide range of mental health problems. These include grief and loss, trauma, life transitions, mood and anxiety disorders, relationship difﬁculties and stress management. She uses an integrative approach to therapy, drawing from a variety of theoretical orientations including mindfulness based, cognitive behavioral, systems, and narrative therapies.
Her focus is to work with each client in a collaborative manner to best meet the needs of the individual. Betty believes that a strong working relationship between the therapist and the client is key to healing and growth. She is known to offer a warm, supportive, insightful, interactive, and gentle approach to the therapeutic relationship. Her goal is to provide a safe, nurturing environment where each person is empowered to ﬁnd the strength and resources that are within him/her to develop the skills to face life's difﬁculties.
Betty considers being part of the Center for Grief,Loss, and Transition a privilege. She values the strong collaborative team approach used at the clinic which strengthens each therapist in being able to provide a rich, healing experience to the clients served.