Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-i), Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP or EXRP), Harm reduction, Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I genuinely enjoy working with diverse groups of people and age ranges. I have over 10 years of experience working with individuals and families of all ages. I believe in a safe, trusting, and respectful nature of the therapeutic relationship that allows for deep work which can help you live a rich and fulfilling life.
Together, we will learn to think about our problems in more manageable ways and develop skills to deal with those issues that are individualized to you. I bring my true self to each session, and provide a safe space to explore even the most difficult experiences you may have.
In our work together, we will explore underlying thoughts, patterns of behavior and life events that may be shaping your present functioning. You are the expert on your own life and your feelings are real and valid. In individual psychotherapy treatment, my goal is to help you uncover underlying assumptions about self and other which have been distorted by life experiences and modify them and to identify cycles that disrupt positive change. I truly believe that the more we understand ourselves, the more we are able to truly grow and live a rich, fulfilling, and meaningful life.
MSW - Social Work, Fordham University
I have many interests outside of work including going to the gym and running. I truly enjoy being active and being outdoors. Another passion of mine is art. I enjoy painting, drawing as well as going to art museums. I enjoy cooking, especially when the weather starts to get colder. I enjoy spending time with my dog to unwind and recharge.
One thing that I do daily that supports my mental and emotional well-being is getting outside and moving my body for at least a half an hour each day. It can be anything from running, going to the gym, yoga or even walking my dog. I find mindful movement very grounding for me.
I recharge by getting outdoors in nature or by cozying up with my dog to watch a movie. Meditating is something I enjoy as well, as I find even 10 minutes of silence and self-reflection is refreshing.
I have an 8 year old dog who is an absolute little gem. She looks like a little deer and her personality is so precious. She truly is an angel; I really enjoy the smiles that she brings to people's faces when we go for walks.
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