Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Harm Reduction, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
As a licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed professional clinical counselor, I have experience helping individuals and families navigate life's challenges. My therapeutic approach is comprehensive and holistic, combining various modalities and viewpoints to provide customized solutions for each of my clients. I place a high priority on empathy, authenticity, and unconditional positive regard, and I strive to foster a collaborative, client-centered therapeutic environment. While I primarily use Solution-Focused techniques, I also incorporate trauma-focused frameworks as necessary. Ultimately, my goal is to help clients achieve their unique therapeutic objectives in a supportive, personalized, and effective manner.
MS - Counseling (Marriage, Family, Child Counseling), San Francisco State University
Spend time outside - whether it's taking my dog on a walk, taking a walk on my lunch break, or sitting on the patio with a beverage to watch the sunrise or sunset, and of course my favorite…long walks on the beach.
My favorite novel is Dracula because it is a classic horror story with a Gothic twist that romanticizes the Victorian era.
CORA (Community Overcoming Relational Abuse) because of their services from mental health services to legal assistance and emergency housing. They provide safety, support, and healing for those affected by intimate partner abuse.
The first time my dog, Max, went to the snow, he walked around with his booties like he was playing the game the floor is lava! He's not quite a snow bunny yet, but he'll get there.
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