Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I believe in walking with individuals through their life experiences in a non-judgmental manner. I believe people are not a product of life circumstances; therefore, they do not need to live in a self-punishing manner. I believe individuals can process past traumas and issues resulting in a more fulfilling life. Gaining personal insight and personal growth is a strength that will manifest and multiply in relationships. Working with people is my passion, and I believe your past does not define your future. When you attend therapy, you get to be vulnerable and explore the fears and tough feelings you may not feel comfortable sharing with family and friends.
In my clinical practice, I emphasize a psychodynamic approach to look at your past and present and how that may influence how you make decisions. I also use a relationship-based therapy approach with a strength-based frame to help you develop coping skills and protective factors against stressors and negative relationships.
Your story matters, your pain, and your struggles are unique to you and your experiences. In my clinical practice, I emphasize self-reflection and personal growth. There is no one-size fits all approach to therapy. Together, we will find what benefits you.
MA - Marriage and Family Therapy, Northcentral University
I became a mental health professional because I want to help others process life events to help them become empowered individuals.
My personal interests include reading, cooking, traveling, going to Disneyland, family game nights, spending quality time with friends, walking my dogs, outdoor activities, going to the beach, and finding new restaurants. I consider myself a bit of a foodie.
Paws for Julia Rescue—I love animals, especially dogs. The people associated with this rescue are wonderful, compassionate people who genuinely want to help animals.
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