Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I have a compassionate and strengths-based approach to therapy. I firmly believe that it is the relationship we build together that empowers you to work towards your goals. While treatment looks different for each person, I integrate techniques from cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, psychodynamic theory, and trauma-informed practice into my work. As a child of immigrants, I am particularly interested in working with those who come from immigrant and/or refugee backgrounds where mental health may be stigmatized. I seek to create a nonjudgmental, safe, and supportive environment in therapy where you feel able to process and work towards making the changes you would like to make in your life.
MSW - University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
Internship, Barr-Harris Children's Grief Center, Evanston, IL
Internship, Perspectives Leadership Academy, Chicago
Reading, hiking, spending time with family and friends, attending musicals and other live events, traveling.
Walking, savoring something sweet
Depending on how I feel, I curl up and read, go on a long walk/hike, have a cup of tea (and probably something sweet) and chat with a loved one, listen to music, go to a show, or watch a favorite movie.
No, but I love to spend time with friends who have dogs!