Kirsten’s mission in therapy is to provide a safe, judgement-free space where positive change can happen, hope can flourish, and relationships can thrive. In her work, she collaborates with clients utilizing a systemic approach – looking at life through a wide-angle lens. She encourages clients to explore their roots and worldview and identify areas for growth and healing. Through this work, clients are empowered to establish and achieve goals for living life as their most authentic self. Clients can expect that each of their sessions with her will be an experience where they can safely share and edit their story.
Kirsten utilizes a person-centered approach while incorporating various modalities in session, including: Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Emotion Focused Therapy. Though these are her preferred modalities, she strives to ensure that each session is tailored to the client and their specific need and areas of focus. Kirsten has experience working with children and teens as well as adults of all ages. She is available to see clients as individuals or as couples and families.
Kirsten is passionate about assisting clients with the following:
- Attachment Wounds
- Sex & Intimacy
- Relationship Issues
- Infidelity & Affairs
- Pre-marital Counseling
- Family Functioning & Dynamics
- Parent-Child Relationship Issues
Kirsten received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at NC State University and her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling at Capella University. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate under the supervision of Michael Gisser, LMFT and AAMFT Approved Supervisor.
In her free time, Kirsten enjoys spending time with family and friends and her badly behaved dog, Harper. She is happiest when she is outside and loves to camp and find new adventures in the mountains. She also enjoys a good cup of coffee and trying out new recipes in the kitchen.
Kirsten she/her can be reached at 919-728-0525 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.