Cassandra is a warm, supportive social worker who practices compassion inside and outside the therapy room. A self-identified queer therapist, she is dedicated to creating a safe, nonjudgmental, affirming therapeutic environment for her clients.
Cassandra offers her clients a chance to explore the foundational elements of self-compassion--self-kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness practices--in order to heal and grow. She meets her clients where they are and empowers them to draw on their inner wisdom as they go forward on their healing journey. Using a collaborative style, Cassandra helps her clients examine their thoughts as well as the feelings and beliefs behind them to help overcome their challenges and live as their authentic selves.
She works with clients who experience anxiety, depression, grief and loss, chronic illness, and challenges with alcohol and substance use to help them find belonging and balance. In a culture of selfies and compare despair, Cassandra invites clients to come to therapy if they are managing feelings of being an outsider or other because of their race/cultural background, abilities, neurodiversity, relationships within their family of origin or chosen family, and LGBTQ+ identity. She honors the rich meaning and experiences that clients bring to their communities with gender, sexual, and relationship diversity.