Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Harm Reduction, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
With over a decade of clinical experience as a therapist, adjunct professor, and supervisor, I offer a diverse background to my therapy approach. My straightforward yet empathetic and analytical nature allows me to tailor treatment to individuals navigating life's unique challenges. My focus is to foster healing, spur personal growth, and nurture self-awareness, empowering clients to tap into their innate strengths.
BA - Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine
MSW - Social Work with Mental Health Concentration, University of Southern California
Certification in Nutrition and Healthy Living, Cornell University
Certificate in Health and Wellness: Designing a Sustainable Nutrition Plan, Harvard Medical School Executive Education
I enjoy time with loved ones as well as quiet time alone. I am physically active, I exercise 5-7 days a week. I love food and trying out new local restaurants.
The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life by Edith Eger. This book can be emotionally triggering but it also offers wisdom on healing.
I have a rescue dog, he is my fur child. He provides comfort, support, unconditional love and he is always there for me.
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