Ariadne works primarily with couples specializing in attachment issues and relationship conflict and strives to cooperatively discover appropriate resolutions. Her primary goals include enhancing communication skills, resolving past childhood challenges and addressing conflicting behavior patterns. She believes that self-awareness and knowledge of past injuries, while providing discernment and genuine support, can lead to healthy relationships, more fulfillment and peace within one’s life journey. Ariadne is a licensed Associate Professional Counselor and Associate Marriage and Family Therapist under direction and supervision.
Ariadne enjoys working with couples and individual adults who want to resolve trauma, develop coping strategies, learn how to decrease emotional reactivity, anxiety and depression. She is passionate about helping others resolve trauma, develop and explore personal growth and self-worth.
Ariadne comes from a multi-cultural background and speaks fluent English, Spanish and German. Cross-cultural, immigration, and spiritual issues are something Ariadne is uniquely suited for.
Ariadne has received training in EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy. EMDR is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. For more information about EMDR, please visit: emdria.org. Ariadne is also certified in Prepare/Enrich to provide premarital education and counseling as well as marriage enhancement.
Ariadne and her husband have been married since 1986 and enjoy their adult children and grandchildren. They also enjoy traveling and have spent time living in other countries, which has enhanced her passion for cultural diversity.
M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy
Asbury Theological Seminary
AAMFT - American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
ACA - American Counseling Association
IAMFC - International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors