A Bit About Bridget
As a counseling and art therapist intern, Bridget’s (she/her) view of clients as the expert in their own lives is foundational to her practice.
Briget understands the counseling process as a collaboration in which she and the client use art and/or talk therapy to deepen a client’s understanding of themself on their own terms.
Bridget incorporates person-centered, solution-focused, feminist and somatic frameworks in her practice. Her goal as a counselor is to support clients undergoing personal growth while holding them with complete unconditional positive regard.
In Bridget’s work with her clients incorporates themes of navigating life within and in defiance of oppressive systems, defining personal boundaries, finding coping skills that make sense individually, and practicing authenticity.
Bridget views art therapy as a tool that can be used as an alternative or in conjunction to talk therapy for self-exploration. Having a creative outlet can be an incredibly powerful tool for clients that are in search of positive change in their lives.
Bridget loves to crochet, read horror books, drink tea and play Nintendo games on her down time.
Bridget has special training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and the Gottman approach to emotional coaching for children. She is expected to graduate with her master’s in Clinical mental health counseling from Antioch University in April 2024.