Provider type: Therapist
Serving: Adolescent (Ages 15+), Adult, Couples, Families, Geriatric, Groups
Brie's genuine care, empathy, and sense of humor will help you relax and feel comfortable as you engage in therapy with her. You'll also feel understood and validated.
Partnering with Brie, clients learn to set firm boundaries, advocate for their needs, and enhance their self-esteem. They also learn to address conflict and confront others in appropriate ways. Issues that Brie helps her clients to address include relationship challenges, depression, anxiety, co-dependence, ADHD, drug and alcohol abuse, anger management, and stress management.
In session, Brie actively listens to her clients to ensure she understands their perspective. She incorporates psychoeducation, which may include homework, processing assignments, or art activities. Her foundational approach to therapy is person centered to honor each client's unique experiences and worldview. She also uses a mix of other modalities, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy.
Brie has an undergraduate degree from Pacific Lutheran University in Psychology and Behavioral Science and a Clinical Mental Health Master's degree through Walden University. She's worked in a psychiatric mental hospital with children and adolescents, and in a community mental health facility with individuals, couples, families, and groups.
Personally, Brie's a military spouse with three children, one of whom has ADHD, so she understands the challenges parenting—often independently—and moving a lot.