Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Relational, Strengths-based
Over my career, I have experience working with a wide range of mental health disorders including trauma, depression, and anxiety. I want to help facilitate changes that lead you to a happier and healthier life. Choosing to attend therapy isn't always easy but you don't have to struggle alone. My goal is to provide a safe, warm, non-judgmental space to help my clients discuss issues that are causing distress. I use an integrative therapy approach and believe you know you best. I meet my clients where they are, and we will work collaboratively to tailor your sessions to your individual needs.
BA - Psychology, College of Staten Island
MA - Clinical Mental Health Counseling, College of Staten Island
Internship - Seamens Society for Children and Families, Child Witnesses of Domestic Violence
Becoming a mental health professional was and is my calling. As far back as I can remember I have always had an interest in psychology and helping others. I've seen firsthand the benefits of having a safe, warm, non-judgmental space to talk.
Relaxing on my couch watching a good show, and being creative with painting or personalizing items. I also enjoy music, singing, and walking.
I always take time for self-care. Making sure I connect with my family and friends, go for a long walk, take some quiet to decompress, or just do something I enjoy.
My favorite organization is the New York Mental Health Counselors Association. I serve as one of the chapter Presidents in NY. I have a passion for helping new counselors while also helping to improve access to care for patients/clients through advocacy work.
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