I have set up a full service interactive counseling program to help and inspire people like you. The goal is that in listening to yourself, you’ll find out who you really are, decide who you want to be, and discover resources that will energize your life.
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?Mary Oliver
I welcome the opportunity to come alongside anyone who wants to make changes in their life and do the work. I meet with couples, families, and individuals. I especially enjoy working with couples on premarital and marriage counseling. You may just need help with a particular challenge, or your relationship may be in crisis. Whatever it is, I would love to sit down and listen to you tell me all about your issues, big or small. If you live in the Redding, California area and would like to schedule an office visit, my address is: 1930 West Street, Redding, CA 96001. You can schedule your appointment by calling (530) 710-3878. Leave a message with your name and telephone number, you can be reached at, and I will get right back to you.
Sessions are 45 minutes long, fee is $100 for individuals.
The initial assessment is done in three sessions. In the first session I meet with the couple for 80-90 minutes. Between the first and second session, the couple fill out an assessment online that has been formulated by the Gottman Institute, based on 30 years of research, to help assess the strong areas of the relationship and the areas that are weak. The cost for the assessment is $30 for the couple. For the second appointment, I meet individually with each person for 45 minutes. In the third session, I meet with both together for 80-90 minutes and review the assessment completed online. Together we formulate a treatment plan that is tailored for the couple in the areas of their relationship that need strengthening.
The cost for each of these 3 sessions is $150, ($450 for all three).
The couple’s Friendship, the Nature of Conflicts, the presents of the “Four Horsemen”, (Criticism, Defensiveness, Contempt, or Stonewalling), Life’s Dreams and Shared Meaning, and Chaos, will be assessed and intervention tools will be implemented to strengthen these areas if present.
Average therapy appointments for couples engaging in the Gottman Method of therapy are 12 sessions. Sessions after the first 3 appointments will be 45-55 minutes and the fee is $100 for each one.
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