My therapy style is to meet clients where they are and provide a safe space to be their authentic selves through a culturally meaningful lens. I am passionate about supporting clients from all cultural backgrounds to overcome obstacles preventing them from being the best version of themselves. During our sessions, we would explore how your thoughts and past experiences trigger your mood-related symptoms. I believe a strategy for therapy should not be a cookie-cutter approach, therefore, together, we would explore interventions and coping techniques to meet your needs while utilizing your strengths.
Bachelor’s Degree - Social Work and Psychology, University of Ghana, Ghana
MSW - Social Work, Howard University
Growing up I realized that I had a skill of positive interpersonal relationships with people. My friends, family, classmates, and even strangers always told me I am able to soothe them in times of aggravation. This made me conscious of the fact that interacting with people is actually a skill that can serve a good purpose in society. The most rewarding part of being a clinician is the ability to make a positive impact on the lives of people. I became a mental health professional because I am passionate about supporting people to reach their full potential.
I enjoy trying new restaurants and cuisines from different cultures (I am a foodie!).
Prayer, meditation, practicing gratitude, journalling, and bonding with my children.
I am passionate about non-profits that focus on promoting biopsychosocial support and socioeconomic justice in any given community (especially in developing countries).
Engaging in physical activities, watching movies/TV shows, listening to music, eating healthy, and resting. Once a year I travel to my country of origin (Ghana) to connect with my family and childhood friends.
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