Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Harm reduction, Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I gravitate towards using cognitive-behavioral, strength-based approaches, and mindfulness in my work. I have experience working with people experiencing diverse medical and mental health diagnoses.
MSW - Social Work, California State University, Sacramento
I enjoy going on walks and hiked with my dogs, being in nature, and gardening.
I believe self-care is needed to support everyone’s mental and emotional wellbeing. My own self-care includes daily gratitude and mindfulness practices.
Man’s Search for Meaning is a great book about finding meaning and purpose in life even in the face of atrocity. It is a fantastic reminder about our resilience and ability to endure and overcome.
Local animal rescues. Both of my dogs are rescued, and I believe firmly in the purpose and mission of adopting animals and providing education around this area.
Taking a mindful minute, spending time amongst nature and trees, and guided imagery.
Hunter and Bella, my German Shepherd and Boxer mix, add so much joy and humor on a daily basis.
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