You mold/mask/make yourself small to fit external expectations
You worry about being "too much" or "not enough"
Being seen makes you uncomfortable
You worry about/fear being misunderstood/misjudged
You often seek external validation
You have difficulty self-soothing when emotionally activated
You believe you only deserve good things if you've worked REALLY HARD for them
You don't feel safe/accepted being vulnerable with the people in your life
You've been called "too sensitive"
You've been told your expectations/desires are too high or are unrealistic
You are constantly preoccupied with what you "should" do
You fear being/ending up alone so you hold on to problematic relationships
You worry about/ fear "burning bridges"
You always fall into a caregiving/fixer role-this is what is expected of you: to step up when things fall apart
You worry about falling behind
You don't trust yourself to make good decisions
You can't tell the difference between your intuition and fear/anxiety
You feel guilt or shame for wanting to prioritize yourself
You have relationships with people who think they know you better than you know yourself
You've been accused of making things bigger than they need to be/been told to "get over it already"
That is, you've experienced systemic violence and trauma in society and often by people in your life
You want to work with an Intersectional Therapist and/or BIPOC Therapist
You can choose to schedule a free 15 minute consultation (this is optional for individual therapy, but required for couple or family therapy)
a standard session
Please note that currently, I do not have any capacity to work with clients who are at high risk. That is, those experiencing recent (in the last 3 months) or current Intimate partner violence and/or domestic violence, current active suicidal ideation/attempts.