Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based, Relational
My style can best be described as insight and action-oriented therapy. I believe that once an individual has an improved understanding of their inner workings (thoughts, emotions, behaviors) and patterns of behavior, then they can begin to adopt more healthy ways of living.
In sessions, I offer empathy, acceptance, guidance, and understanding, while encouraging clients to show up authentically so that they can work towards personal growth and positive change.
BS - Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California - Irvine
MA - Social Work, University of Southern California
Traveling, being in nature, watching tv/movies, concerts, and self-improvement.
Every day I spend time outside with my dog, Nacho.
Inward by Yung Pueblo. This book of short poems helps me reflect on how I am living my life, and what I can do differently to experience more freedom and joy.
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