Jane is an eclectic therapist who draws on several different theoretical backgrounds to help her clients reach their goals. Jane has worked in human services in several different areas for nearly a decade.
She has a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Central Michigan University; then later went on to obtain her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Central Michigan University.
Jane uses an eclectic approach because she values building the relationship with her client above anything else. This approach allows her to get to know each individual’s unique treatment needs and find flexible treatment options that fit these needs at each stage of change and growth.
Jane has specialized training in trauma therapy, specifically trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, which can be a useful tool in working to heal wounds from your past. She also has training in Motivational Interviewing and has substantial experience in substance abuse counseling.
She is a generalist clinician, meaning that she is happy to help with a variety of issues. Jane believes that people have the ability to find answers to their questions and the power to change on their own, but we all need support at times. Our lives are ever changing and can ebb and flow with the choices we make.
Jane is passionate about helping you make sense of difficult situations, find peace in times of worry, and partner with you to facilitate growth in any area of your life you which to change. She believes in a strength based approach, meaning we discover and utilize the things you’re already good at to help nurture an area you’d like to focus on.
Outside of therapy, Jane is passionate about hiking and the great outdoors. Several of her greatest accomplishments include mountain summits and many kms trekked and traveled. Beyond that, her golden retriever and corgi girls are never too far behind her, as she believes that animals are a true healer as well.