Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Prolonged exposure (PE), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My goal in therapy is to walk alongside you on this journey, to be a guide and helper. I believe that every person is an expert in their own life. I see therapy as a space to redefine one’s core beliefs – I am unlovable, I am unworthy – and create positive change.
I utilize a person-centered therapeutic approach while incorporating components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Narrative Exposure, Trauma-Informed Therapies & Mindfulness-Based techniques. I specialize in working with folks who have experienced complex trauma.
We can all get stuck and lost in our own thoughts. As your therapist, I will help provide tools on how to handle the waves of emotions that at times can feel never-ending. I would be honored to work with you on your path towards healing.
BA - Sociology with Minor in Applied Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
MS - Counseling, California State University of Long Beach
Being in nature, reading, and spending time with my animals.
I try to live a balanced lifestyle by being active and doing self-care.
Redefining Realness by Janet Mock, this book is beyond powerful and the authors story will touch your soul.
By spending time with my cat and dogs. I also enjoy recharging by watching Netflix and movies.
I currently have a cat and have many dogs in my life. My cat will purposely get in my way when I am working on my computer. He will literally plop right on my keyboard. I cannot help but smile.
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