Amber Sylvan, PH.D.
Does it sometimes feel like you're trying to pour from an empty cup? Perhaps you've been feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or burnt out. Maybe you've found yourself wishing that you could control your worry or emotions that seem unmanageable.
Do you consider yourself introverted, quiet, or shy and are yearning for understanding? Tired of being misunderstood for your geekiness or nerdy hobbies and just want someone that implicitly "gets it"?
I can help you explore what's holding holding you back from living the life you want and develop new ways of moving through the world to help you feel calmer and more empowered to navigate whatever life throws your way.
If you'd like to learn a little more about me and the kind of work I do, read onward.
How I CAN HELP YOU
I specialize in working with people who are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or find their emotions difficult to manage. Pulling from evidence-based therapy approaches, together we will address your problems using techniques customized to who you are and what you need. With years of experience working on college campuses, I have specialized expertise in assisting young adults navigate difficulties with relationships, work-life balance, and perfectionism. As a geek therapist, I invite my nerdy clients to share their passions and special interests so that we can integrate it into our work together. Geek therapy can provide additional ways to help you feel more engaged and connected to the work we will do together.
I additionally specialize in supporting those who are transgender or questioning their gender identity navigate the transition process. I can also provide letters in support of gender-affirming medical care or surgery, with no requirement for ongoing therapy with me.
If you are interested in chatting with me in order to help you decide if I'll be a good fit for what you're looking for, I invite you to schedule a free, 15-minute phone consultation.