you’re looking for counseling or psychotherapy in France from a compassionate,
experienced, English-speaking therapist, you’ve come to the right place.
am an American psychologist living and practicing in Lyon, France. I specialize
in working with English-speaking expats, international students, and others
living abroad who are struggling with emotional or personal difficulties and who
want to strengthen their emotional resilience, develop greater
self-awareness and self-compassion, build more satisfying
relationships, and deepen the sense of meaning in their lives.
passionate about helping my clients overcome their current difficulties and
develop the skills they need to navigate future challenges with confidence and
Whether you’re struggling with anxiety or depression, experiencing difficulties
in close relationships, feeling paralyzed by self-criticism and self-doubt,
dealing with challenges related to past traumatic experiences, navigating life
transitions such as becoming a new parent, losing a loved one, or going through
a divorce, or having trouble keeping your head above water while trying to
adjust to a new culture, it can be helpful to have some additional support and
guidance as you navigate your own healing journey and move toward your goals.
Counseling & Psychotherapy Services for English-Speakers
I work with both adults and adolescents, offering individual counseling and
psychotherapy, couples counseling, and group therapy from my office in Lyon.
you are searching for an English-speaking counselor but you live somewhere other
than the Lyon area — either elsewhere in France or somewhere else in the world —
I also provide distance (online) counseling for individuals and couples.
learn more about these services and about my approach to counseling and
psychotherapy, please visit my website or get in touch with me using the links
at the top of this page.
offer a free initial phone consultation to discuss your current
challenges and goals and begin to consider what our work together might look
like. This conversation will help us both consider whether there is a good fit
both my Masters and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Penn State University in
the United States. I am a licensed clinical psychologist in the US in the state
of Pennsylvania. I am currently in the process of working to have my degrees
recognized by the French Ministre de Enseignement Supérieur so that I can
practice with the title of psychologue in France. In the meantime, I am
practicing with the title of “counselor,” which is not a regulated title in
have over 10 years of experience providing counseling and psychotherapy. Prior
to opening my private practice here in Lyon in 2016, I had 6 years of experience
working in university counseling centers (at Penn State University and the
University of Delaware) and 6 years of experience working a community mental
health center in Pennsylvania.
My practice is located in Lyon’s 3rd arrondissement and is accessible
by public transportation (several bus and tram stops within walking distance) as
well as by car and bike (Velo’v).
Getting in Touch
Feel free to get in touch with me if you have any questions or to schedule a
free initial phone consultation.
also invite you to check out my website for more information about the services
I offer, my approach to counseling, and for my
Inner Journeys Blog, where I offer ideas and
tips for self-care abroad (and which will give you a flavor of my approach).
It’s important that you work with someone with whom you feel comfortable. If I’m
not the right counselor for you, I will do my best to help you find someone who