Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused
I firmly believe that every client is entitled to an enriching life. My goal is to motivate clients in ascertaining their inner strengths, abilities, and inspirations. I have an extensive background in treating clients with depression, anxiety, trauma, sexual abuse, unresolved childhood trauma, substance abuse, identity issues, along with several other life struggles. I provide short-term therapy, trauma-informed, solution-focused therapy, and addiction recovery.
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I strive to assist clients in reaching their emotional well-being by tapping into their inner strengths while building a strong sense of self and community. It is my passion to take a collaborative approach in guiding clients in reaching their authentic self. In my training as a mental health therapist, I have experience with treating various populations, including working with adult women and men, families of various race, socioeconomic status, sexual orientations, and cultural backgrounds.
MS - Marriage and Family Therapy, California State University Fullerton
My older brothers inspired me to become a therapist. If they had a safe adult to turn to for support, they would not have engaged in a lot of toxic behaviors they were exposed to during childhood and young adulthood. Ultimately I strive to help adults become the best version of themselves.
I enjoy being outdoors, baking and cooking.
As a woman, I wear multiple hats. As a result, it’s important for me to set healthy boundaries and always strive to be present.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of America is my favorite non-profit. During my childhood I was an active member, it was my home away from home. My children currently attend at our local Boys and Girls Club. I donate and volunteer as much as possible.
My family and I often go camping to areas that have no reception, which helps me disconnect from all electronics.
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