Jewels offers a comforting space for you to enter as you begin your mental health journey. Having worked in the education field for much of her career, she has a unique understanding of the challenges often faced by teens as they navigate the behavioral, emotional, and academic challenges of high school and beyond. She also enjoys assisting adults on their mental health journeys, offering hope and inspiration.
You are Unique and You Matter.
Dedicated to supporting people of diverse backgrounds and ages, Jewels is compassionate, open-minded, and focused on supporting you as a unique person. She is grateful to be able to provide affirming care to members of the LGBTQ community. Jewels is also thankful for the trust people place in her as they navigate current and past trauma, grief and loss, and work to find their voice.
Jewels wants you to know seeking a counselor is much like trying on different shoes at a store. In order to find the right support, you need to find the right shoe. In order to achieve your mental health goals it is important to have the right counselor fit. As such, she takes a person-centered approach to mental healthcare. Jewels starts by building a trusting relationship with you. From there she will walk alongside you as you identify your mental health goals and gain resiliency. You will work together with Jewels to develop a holistic plan to work towards those goals.
Prior to entering the mental health field, Jewels founded a nonprofit in her previous home of Colorado to support art programs within schools. Art is a big part of her life. She enjoys creating art, practicing yoga, and playing the guitar. Jewels also loves to take time to enjoy the outdoors traveling , gardening, skiing, scuba diving, or simply being outside. Being in nature allows her to find a calmness in life’s treacherous waters. Specifically, these activities help Jewels to keep her own anxiety in check.
Are you ready to play the first note in your mental health journey? Please reach out to request an appointment for yourself or your child with Jewels.