Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I strive to practice with a warm, down-to-earth approach grounded in research-backed interventions. I like to use examples from my own life to demonstrate the therapeutic skills I teach, and work to get to know my clients to tailor treatment to each person’s specific needs and therapy goals. I have two main promises to all clients: 1) I will always use empirically-validated interventions and 2) I will never ask you to do something that I would not do myself.
My primary treatment modality is Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) because it has a large body of research for a broad range of mental health conditions and stressors. I specialize in treating trauma, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and young adults. My practice is also psychosis- and autism-friendly. LGBTQ+, BIPOC, immigrant, native, and people of all cultures and religious backgrounds are warmly welcomed to my practice.
MSW - Community Mental Health, California State University Fullerton
I struggled with anxiety as a teenager.
I enjoy punk rock music, gardening, and sci-fi/fantasy books. I also play in a regular DnD game and watch the LCS most weekends.
I check in with someone in my support system every day.
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