Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-i), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Harm reduction, Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I provide a safe, non-judgmental space for you to be your authentic self. I will give you room to access your own wisdom and help collaborate with you to make difficulties easier to sit with. I am passionate about seeing individuals for who they are and view treatment as a whole-person care model. I use a strength-based approach; I find what a person does well and assist in enhancing that skill.
MA - Marriage and Family Therapy, Pacific Oaks College
I always wanted to work in a field that made me feel like I was impacting others in a positive way and contributing to systemic change. I have always thought of the mind as a big puzzle piece, and found the mental health field to be one that helps in putting those pieces back together.
My interests outside of work include spending time outdoors (farmer's markets are my favorite!), spending time with my family, exploring new places in the city.
One thing I do daily is spend lots of time with my pet rabbit! Petting, hanging out, and cuddling with Olive supports my mental and emotional well-being.
The Silent Patient, will definitely take you a second read to understand what just happened!
The Humane Society of the United States because it gives a voice to the voiceless.
I recharge by disconnecting from electronics, spending time outdoors, cooking myself a comforting meal, and having a self-care day.
I had two rescue rabbits in the last 12 years and now have a new member named Olive. She definitely runs the house, I just live in it. She hangs out with me in my office and decides anytime I'm in a meeting is the time to get loud! Maybe you will virtually meet Olive someday!
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