Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Harm reduction, Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused-CBT (TF-CBFT), DBT-informed approach. I strongly believe in collaborative work, and I have a passion for assisting clients through their mental health journey through the use of humanistic and motivational interviewing practices.
BA - Sociology, California State University, San Marcos
MA - Social Work, California State University, Fullerton
I always make sure to make room in my life for fun things! I love spending time with my family, hiking, traveling, going to amusement parks, eating at new restaurants, painting, watching reality tv shows, singing, and practicing my faith.
Connecting with my higher power on a day basis helps me to feel grounded and encouraged.
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk - I love reading this book because it always puts into perspective how connected our body is with our emotional spirit and brain. I also love learning about the brain and how our experiences impact brain functioning. I normally recommend this book to anyone whose experienced trauma.
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