As a therapist for 16 years, Erika has been refining her skills working with individual adults and couples. Erika focuses on helping her clients optimize their relationship, as she views trusting and connected relationships to be the cornerstones of strong mental strength and satisfaction in life. Erika’s therapy style is warm, witty, and down to earth- yet candid and direct. Her approach includes focusing on the problem at hand, as well as respectfully challenging her clients to grow and develop in new ways.
Erika works with couples of all sexual orientations, and in all stages of their relationship to improve the emotional, mental, and sexual connection between them. She has special interest in repairing and rebuilding relationships after infidelity. Erika is also comfortable and knowledgeable in addressing sexual issues for couples and individuals.
With individual clients, Erika focuses on treating depression and anxiety, related to various life stressors- disconnection in a marriage, separation, divorce, and grief. This is often done by the treating trauma from the past, including neglect and abuse that can often make management of routine stress and loss feel especially challenging.
Erika has completed advanced training in multiple modalities of couples therapy These approaches offer new skills to help partners interact and connect in new, positive ways.