Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Family-based therapy (FBT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My approach to psychotherapy is grounded in strengths-based, collaborative, empowering, and respectful techniques. I am seeking to support clients being seen in a world that does not always validate one's existence. I hope to be a helpful guide in the journey of life to help clients notice the innate wisdom that already exists within themselves.
BA - Sociology (Minor in African American Studies), Loyola Marymount University
MA - Integral Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies
Cooking delicious food, painting, taking care of my plants, and spending time with loved ones.
Eat breakfast; I can't function without my fuel and listen to my favorite music.
Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler because of the beautiful lessons throughout the novel such as “All that you touch You Change. All that you Change Changes you. The only lasting truth Is Change.”
Enjoying time with family and loved ones, a great walk/hike, a hearty meal, or listening to my favorite music.