Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My name is Albert and I’m so happy to hear you’re considering starting therapy. Working in Washington DC has allowed me to work with a diverse group of clients such as undocumented individuals and college students. I have extensive experience in the field and am currently a clinician on a mobile crisis team. I work with individuals who are experiencing manic or hypomanic episodes on a daily basis.
I’m prepared and able to help you deal with issues ranging from specialties such as anxiety, substance use, cultural/racial trauma, self-harm, and many more. I currently serve a population comprised of people with dual diagnoses. I’ve gotten in the habit of inquiring about the symptoms of multiple mental illnesses. I want to help you become the best version of yourself and give you the tools to live a more fulfilling life.
MA - Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Argosy University
My decision to enter this field was driven by a combination of personal experiences, passion, and a strong desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others. I have always felt a strong inclination to support and assist people in overcoming their difficulties. Becoming a mental health professional allowed me to fulfill this calling by guiding individuals through their darkest moments and helping them find hope and healing.
Some of my interests outside of work include binging the latest shows on Netflix or visiting nearby beach towns with friends and family.
One thing I do daily to support my mental and emotional well-being is to call and speak to a different friend to catch up. This makes me feel connected to others, providing a sense of support and belonging, reducing stress, and improving overall well-being.
My favorite non-profit is National Alliance on Mental Illness because they provide support, education, advocacy, and public awareness to those affected by mental illness. I have attended some of their workshops and my experience was just phenomenal.
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