In addition to her knowledge level of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness skills, Myriam is known by her guests as being someone who is willing to hold her guests accountable to the goals they set. She also has worked with couples and individuals on sexual struggles and difficulties with physical intimacy as well as fertility concerns. Couples and partners therapy is an important area of her work including a look at areas of multiculturalism and diversity.
Myriam has a certificate in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, and utilizes a combination of education, mindfulness, and skills work to address mental health concerns surrounding pregnancy. Whether it affects the mother, the father, or older siblings, Myriam will encourage all family members to share their feelings regarding their loss of freedom and control, communicate their needs to each other, and formulate committed actions based on their newfound values that will move them closer to the kind of caretakers they want to be.
One of Myriam’s mantras, is “where there’s life, there is hope.” Guests who work with Myriam will find a profoundly devoted and skilled therapist. Her interventions are experiential in nature, creating sessions that are lively and full of work. In this way, Myriam directly reaches into the heart of the issue posing alternative solutions to move toward meaningful success. She is currently accepting guests in Naperville and Wicker Park studios.