Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Harm reduction, Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My therapy style is clinical counseling with a teaching, nurturing, and coaching edge. My focus is to help you develop your definition of wellness and assist you in reaching your desired outcome. It is my goal to provide emotionally intelligent and culturally responsive holistic healing to the individuals I serve.
BA - Africana and Latin Caribbean Studies, State University at Albany
MA - Africana Studies with concentrations in Black Psychology and Research Methodology, State University at Albany
MSW - Social Work, State University at Albany
I am a spoken word performer. I find writing and performing poetry therapeutic and the stage is my healing space. Being involved in the arts ignites and fuels both passion and compassion – these are qualities that are central and support the work I do and help define who I am.
The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. I read this book once a year because it helps reminds me about the power of our own minds and intuition. I find that reading this book creates a cognitive "reset" for me which motivates me to self-assess, problem solve and plan my goals mindfully.
I love to travel. I try to see another country, island, or state 3 times a year. Going somewhere I have never been and exploring the culture there helps me step outside of myself and learn about how others live and see life.
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