Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP or EXRP), Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I am a bilingual therapist who cares about creating safer spaces to empower mental health and wellness in BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color). I take a holistic and trauma-informed approach.
BA - Sociology, California State University, Fullerton
MSW - Social Work, California State University, Fullerton
I became a mental health professional to help break stigma and bring awareness about mental health issues in BIPOC (black, indigenous, people of color) communities.
Outside of work, you can find me doing yoga, reading, hiking, or exploring a new city.
Everyday I practice gratitude and start my day with affirmations.
I have read Attached by Amir Levine twice just in case I missed something the first time.
My favorite organization is Bright Prospect, Bright Prospect empowers low-income, first-generation students to gain admission, succeed and graduate from four-year colleges and universities by providing a comprehensive counseling and support system throughout their high school and college years.
I recharge by doing yoga and traveling to new places.
I have a pug mix, my favorite story involves any animal doing anything silly.
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