Focus & Philosophy


“Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation.”
— Viktor Frankl

Central Purpose Therapy is a private practice located in the heart of Seattle, Washington offering psychotherapy (online only for now) to both adults and adolescents who experience:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Existential concerns
  • Depression
  • Bipolar
  • Life transitions
  • Change
  • Grief and loss
  • Lack of motivation and productivity
  • Perfectionism
  • Creative blocks
  • Conflict in interpersonal and work relationships
  • Wanting a work/life balance
  • Feelings of meaninglessness and purposelessness

Therapeutic Approaches-

  • Existential-Phenomenological Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational

My approach is grounded in an Existential humanistic foundation. This means that therapy is tailored to who you are as a unique individual, and the context in which you live and experience your everyday life is sought for deeper understanding. Instead of defining you by your diagnosis and operating from an already orchestrated therapeutic model, the frame is created around your unique individual needs as they are expressed and revealed in dialogue.

As a primary focus I offer therapy services to those who identify as a creative person, such as: writers, musicians, artists, sculptors, actors & actresses, comedians, thinkers, students, life-long-learners, entrepreneurs, working professionals, and or anyone who wants to tap into their inner reservoir of creativity that is innate in us all. Often creatives who find themselves in a segment of time where they aren’t creating leaves them to question their sense-of-self, purpose, and meaning in life. Therapy helps elicit imagination, re-cultivate creative agency, embrace ambiguity, welcome anxiety, gain control of your life, and shift your focus in pursuit of becoming your best self.

However, you don’t have to identify as a creative person to receive therapy services.

I incorporate journaling, poetry, and focusing into therapy where it feels fit. This elicits deeper understanding of yourself, empowers your voice, heightens your level of awareness. Allowing you to become more present in the here-and-now, process lived experience, and cultivate a deeper connection between your body and mind.


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