Dr. Menke works with clients ages 16 and older, and is able to provide individual and couples therapies as well as psychological testing services. She specializes in testing for adult ADHD and providing psychological evaluations for trans individuals considering gender reassignment surgeries or other related medical procedures. She welcomes clients from all cultural backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTQIA.
She typically conducts clinical work from experiential and client-centered frameworks, most commonly employing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She also integrates techniques from other approaches when appropriate, including the Gottman Method, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Gestalt Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Internal Family Systems (IFS).
Kristen enjoys working with clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, phase of life/transitional issues, and identity concerns. She is open to seeing clients for brief, solution-focused treatment or more open-ended therapy.