Licensed Professional Counselor
Marla employs a variety of approaches to counseling based on the unique needs of her client. She has helped those suffering from anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance use, suicidal ideation, and has a passion to help couples and families who desire change. Marla is a firm believer that each person holds within himself the power to change. She will provide empathy and a safe, judgement-free space to help the client gain insight and learn new ways to reach his potential.
Marla uses Person-Centered Therapy to empower and motivate the client to deal with the issues unique to the individual. She also utilizes a combination of Ego-State, Emotion-Focused, Motivational Interviewing, as well as Mindfulness, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies. Solution-Focused Therapy is a great tool for helping couples and families remove emotional barriers and increase empathy, compassion, respect, and intimacy.
Marla is a caring therapist and a good listener who desires to see positive improvement in her clients and will work to help them achieve their goals for a more fulfilling and meaningful life