Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Harm Reduction, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Prolonged Exposure, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I have worked with diverse populations of all ages. I believe that everyone deserves to live their best life, use their voice, and be free in their body. As humans, our sense of self is shaped by family stories, the environment we grew up and live in, relationships, past traumas, and socio-political-economic and cultural influences, that may have clouded our vision of ourselves or who we want to be. My joy as a therapist is to provide space for you to speak your truth, find your way back to yourself, reinvent, and rediscover who you are. Change is a moment-by-moment process.
I work relationally, and somatically, with movement/dance, music, and more. I incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness techniques. I treat the whole person spiritually, emotionally, mentally, and physically. I am a person-centered and strength-based therapist who believes we all can heal.
MA - Somatic Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies
Internship, Therapeutic Nursery School
Internship, The Center for Somatic Psychotherapy
I always found myself being the one my friends would come to tell their deepest thoughts and feelings. I initially wanted to be a doctor but changed direction after I had a profound healing experience. I wanted to help others come back to themselves and live a more embodied life.
My interest outside of work includes being outdoors, dancing, learning about different cultures, child development, and creating community with other parents.
I recharge by taking deep breaths, getting fresh air, spending time with my kids/friends and dancing.
I am a dog lover. I've had dogs in my life since I was 3 years old. I currently have 2 dogs named Karat and Taz. My favorite pet story is Taz got into my partner's paints and we were freaking out thinking he might be poisoned. The vet told us just to watch him. His snout was blue and for 2 days his poop was blue.
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