Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Harm Reduction, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
In life we all encounter challenges and stress. I am here to help create a warm and collaborative therapeutic environment to work together on goals. I offer a non-pathologizing and empowering understanding of human issues to make the changes you wish to manifest in life. I specialized in mood challenges (depression, anxiety, fears, anger), post- traumatic stress/abuse, substance use dependence, defining life goals, and social issues. Like most therapist, I borrow from many sources that collectively make up my style. I feel honored to be chosen for this intimate work. Please know that I will guard your privacy and our session will be a safe place to land your truths. As a bilingual/bicultural therapist, I can relate to ethnic and racial.
Masters in Social Work, San Jose State University Internship-Santa Cruz County Behavioral Health
To ease out the emotional pain and to help others thrive in life.
Nature, animals, and family .
Connect with friends and find harmony in everyday life events
The 4 Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz teaches as how to found happiness in life.
NAMI- Offers support to people struggling with MI as well as their families.
Rest, meditate, and spend time with family and pets
Yes, a cat and two dogs. It seems like my family always finds pets to care for even when vacationing in other countries. Most recently, my daughters rescued a street puppy in Mexico. The puppy received all the vaccines and my daughters will be sending monthly $$ to support the puppy.
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