Somatic Therapy

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (SP) is a somatic (body-based) talk therapy developed by Pat Ogden, PhD. SP uses mindfulness of the body as an entry point to healing all sorts of traumatic experiences, from car accidents to childhood trauma. I use SP as a primary treatment modality and am completing Level II SP training. Watch video below to hear Pat Ogden explain the principles behind SP.


generationFIVE - The mission of generationFIVE is to end the sexual abuse of children within five generations. Through survivor and bystander leadership development, community prevention and intervention, public action, and cross-movement building, generationFIVE works to interrupt and mend the intergenerational impact of child sexual abuse on individuals, families, and communities.

Helpmate is a domestic violence agency in Buncombe County that provides a variety of free and confidential services to victims and survivors of domestic abuse. Helpmate offers a 24-hour hotline (828-254-0516), individual and group counseling, court advocacy, temporary emergency shelter for women and children, child and family advocacy, community education and professional training.