Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Psychodynamic, Strengths-based
My goal is to help you shift your life in a happier and healthier direction. I honor the courage it takes to seek and accept professional help. I take a collaborative approach and provide guidance to help you build insight so you may discover answers for yourself. I empower you to find the motivation to make healthy changes. I specialize in relationships, family dynamics, parenting, work stress, life transitions, self-esteem building, and couple therapy. I draw from Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Person-Centered, and Emotionally Focused Therapies.
MA - Marriage and Family Therapy, Pacific Oaks College
Simply: I wanted to help people. I enjoy working with others on an individual level and find the work challenging as it pushes me to learn and grow as an individual. I'm able to utilize my talents and creativity to help people improve their lives, and that's incredibly rewarding.
I enjoy going to comedy shows, walking my dog, catching up on my favorite TV shows, going to Pilates, and playing tennis.
I find opportunities to laugh. Connecting with humor restores and centers me.
I have a pit bull named Junie! She makes me laugh because she thinks she's a lap dog even though she's 52 pounds. One of her favorite activities is looking for lizards.
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