Patty is empathetic and a good listener. She enjoys listening to her client’s stories with compassion and regard. Together, with curiosity and a willingness to discover and learn new tools, she believes that in recovery hope and healing is possible.
Patty is earning her Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT) credentials from the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals. She is passionate about helping those struggling with addictive and compulsive sexual behaviors. She is also passionate about helping partners recover from the trauma of sexual betrayal. Along with individual counseling Patty believes being part of a group with others that have similar histories, experiences, stories and recovery tasks is beneficial to recovery.
Patty practices the Gottman method and their research-based interventions for couple counseling and has been through level one and level two of the Gottman training.
Patty received her Master of Arts in Counseling degree from Western Seminary and her Bachelor of Science from Washington State University.