Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
In the last 20 years, I have worked with a number of patient populations, including, couples and families, individuals struggling with addictions, mood disorders, relationship challenges, work stress, and victims of violent crimes. My varied experiences have developed me into the clinician I am today. My style is solution focused, geared towards helping my clients feel safe and empowered to tap into the tools and resources within them.
MSW - Social Work, University of Southern California
At various times in my life there were people that helped me when I needed to be seen and heard. They empowered me to find the strength necessary to navigate the challenges I was working to resolve. I became a clinician to create spaces for my clients in which they could feel both seen and heard. Within those spaces, my goal is always to work in a collaborative way with my clients to help them find the strength and insight to find their way toward healing and growth.
I spend 10-15 minutes meditating on a daily basis. In addition to that, I spend time journaling at the end of each day.
My dog is named Cane. He is the most loving and loyal dog I’ve ever had. Approximately a year or so ago I had a health issue that required me to spend several days in the hospital. When I came home Cane was so happy to see me and so concerned for me that he refused to leave me alone.
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