Individual, Couples, Family, and Blended Family


  • Client Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Expressive/Creative Arts
  • Strengths Based Solutions
  • Play Therapies
  • Family Systems
  • Psycho Educational
  • Neuro-Feedback
  • Reunification

 

Cynthia assists her adult and young adult clients to balance the stress of life with healthy goals, focus, their own unique strengths and supports.  She continually encourages personal growth and self awareness for every season of life, offering hope, healing and sound life wisdom to each and every client seeking a safe place to process and share; while growing past the challenge of each season of living.

Cynthia has done extensive work with adoption adjustments, foster care challenges, grief-trauma and past abuse in local inpatient and outpatient clinics.  She began working with teens as a college student through various outreach programs.  Her areas of graduate studies focused on family dynamics, couples therapy, neuro-psychology and neurodevelopment.

She understands the challenges of parenting and empowers parents to maintain healthy relationships at all stages of their children’s personal growth.  As a strong voice for minor clients, Cynthia has had experience in the family law system.  Her goal is to allow the child to continue to grow and thrive despite the conflicts of parents, guardian, courts or placements.

Child & Adolescent Therapy

Child, adolescent therapy and assessment include diagnosis and treatment of behavioral issues; including school problems, attention, focus, organization, motivation, suspension, peer relations, bullying and self esteem; mood challenges including depression, anger, anxiety, grief, loss, obsessive or compulsive issues; developmental delays or arrested development related to spectrum disorders or sensory issues; and family issues of separation, divorce or addiction problems.

Young Adult & Adult Therapy

Individual therapy and assessment include diagnosis and treatment of relationship problems including co-dependency, domestic violence or control, or dysfunctional family systems; self growth relating to self esteem, past addictions, assertiveness issues, ADD, organization, life and career challenges, or body image;  single parenting, divorce recovery, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, anger management, and bereavement.

Family, Blended Family & Couples Therapy

Family therapy including marital, empty nest, addictions/codependency, career changes, dysfunctional family systems, divorce decision and adjustments. 
Evenings and weekend appointments are available for clients paying fee for service.

Education, Memberships & Accomplishments

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-12892 Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
  • Arizona Superior Court Approved Family Specialist
  • Certified Neuro-Feedback Practitioner, utilizing the FDA approved LENS system
  • National Certified Counselor, NCC National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling & Clinical Counseling
    Summa Cum Laude, Ottawa University, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Post Bacheloriate, Secondary Education, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  • Bachelor of Arts Chemistry Cum Laude, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
  • American Counseling Association, Member
  • Arizona Group Psychotherapy Society, Member
  • Association for Creativity in Counseling, Member
  • Association for Play Therapy, Member
  • Outstanding Woman’s Organization, National Award
  • American Chemical Association, National Recognition


CV is available upon request.