Lori is passionate about creating a therapeutic environment that is welcoming, comfortable, positive and respectful and believes that a trusting therapist/client relationship is essential for clients to make positive changes in counseling. She works closely with clients to collaboratively develop individualized goals based on their personal values and priorities. Lori regards each client as the expert on their own lives and holds the belief that each individual has the ability to discover for themselves a positive way to move forward, given the opportunity for self awareness and self reflection within a secure environment.
Lori utilizes an eclectic person-centered approach which includes cognitive behavioral, strengths-based, solution-focused, and psychoeducation strategies. She has an understanding of the special needs community and has extensive experience in the development of effective listening and communication skills in children and adults of all abilities.
Lori’s overall aspiration is to instill hope and empower clients to envision and create a life that is both fulfilling and purposeful.