Valuing the power of Awareness and Compassion as key ingredients to positive change, Angele helps her clients uncover and harness their inherent strengths and capacities for healing and achieving their greatest potential. She believes that the pathway to repairing unhealthy patterns is through mindful awareness of embodied emotions, deconstructing thoughts and beliefs, and by cultivating skills that help one understand and relate to their experiences with insight, kindness, and compassion.
Dr. Close comes to Skylight from Ontario, Canada where she worked in a variety of clinical settings. Dr. Close is a Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher with extensive clinical training in Emotion-Focused Therapy. She integrates these and other evidenced-based approaches to help clients suffering with stress and anxiety, life transitions, depression, relationships and family dynamics, as well as various levels of trauma. Issues of ‘Self’ (i.e., identity, low self-esteem, and self-confidence) are also of particular interest to Dr. Close. She works with individuals, couples, and groups.