Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Prolonged Exposure, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My goal in therapy is to walk alongside you on this journey, to be a guide and helper. I believe that every person is an expert in their own life. I see therapy as a space to redefine one’s core beliefs – I am unlovable, I am unworthy – and create positive change.
I utilize a person-centered therapeutic approach while incorporating components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Narrative Exposure, Trauma-Informed Therapies & Mindfulness-Based techniques. I specialize in working with folks who have experienced complex trauma.
We can all get stuck and lost in our own thoughts. As your therapist, I will help provide tools on how to handle the waves of emotions that at times can feel never-ending. I would be honored to work with you on your path towards healing.
BA - Sociology with Minor in Applied Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
MS - Counseling, California State University of Long Beach
Being in nature, reading, and spending time with my animals.
Redefining Realness by Janet Mock, this book is beyond powerful and the authors story will touch your soul.
By spending time with my cat and dogs. I also enjoy recharging by watching Netflix and movies.
I currently have a cat and have many dogs in my life. My cat will purposely get in my way when I am working on my computer. He will literally plop right on my keyboard. I cannot help but smile.
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