About Me

Welcome as it takes courage to for us to ask for help from others and seek therapy. I am here to tell you that it is okay to ask for help and seeking a professional therapist is the first step in your journey. Life is hard at times, with a multitude of life transitions, from graduating from high school to finishing college, starting a new job, or have feelings of being stuck either personally and/or professionally. Life is not an easy road to travel, but as we travel through different life challenges, sometimes we need help from others and it’s okay to seek the help.

I have been a License Professional Counselor for the past eight years. I am very passionate about the mental health field and each client I have had the pleasure of working with. I am very respectful of everyone’s journey and believe respect, compassion, and sensitivity are very important in building and maintaining a healthy therapeutic relationship. I have experience with working with clients who have struggled with anxiety, depression, stress and major life transitions, PTSD, trauma, relationship issues, ADHD symptoms, mood disorders, parent-child relationship issues, behavioral problems, parenting techniques, and grief/loss.

My therapeutic approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, TF-CBT, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. I utilize different therapeutic techniques to assist my clients, which ensures each client has a personalized treatment plan. When working with my clients, I like to build a strong therapeutic rapport to gather a clear understanding of the client’s needs, goals they want to work on and/or issues they want to address in therapy, barriers to progression in therapy, and objectives to reaching their therapeutic goals.

My philosophy is working with each client is that I am here to help you. My hope is that I work with you, helping you understand where you are in the process of change, motivate you to move towards the next stage, assist you throughout the therapeutic process, and we move at your pace. The client’s progression in the therapeutic process is to understand and acknowledge that, to a large degree, a successful treatment outcome depends on the amount of energy and effort the client makes. I will always have an open and honest line of communication with clients; as well as be empathy and very respectful.

I look forward to working you!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anger management
  • Depression
  • ADHD
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Coping with life changes

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 8

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMHC #LMHC15240 (Expires: 2021-03-31)

LPC #LPC011051 (Expires: 2022-09-30)


Reviews

Written by M.O. on Oct 01, 2020 after counseling with Myra for 2 weeks

I have only been meeting with Myra for a few weeks, however so far she has been a real help! She listens, encourages, and shares helpful advice. I have really enjoyed my sessions with her.