Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I believe all people should have the opportunity to reach their full potential, contribute to society, and have a voice. I have worked in a spectrum of services including inpatient/outpatient behavioral health services at St. Joseph Hospital, at-risk youth programs, worker compensation system, and longer-term outpatient treatment settings as well as private practice.
I am a therapist that empowers clients by using an integrative approach, and matching evidence-based treatments that will be individualized to each client's needs.
BA - Psychology, Vanguard University of Southern California
MSW - Social Work, University of Southern California
I enjoy training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, spending quality time with family and friends, and watching college football.
Practice meditation daily to help me stay centered and attuned my own needs.
The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller because it is a great book to help foster our authentic self in ourself and others.
My favorite non-profit is Next Up Foundation because they provide youth mentoring through skateboarding. I believe this to be a very creative way to engage at-risk youth.
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