Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
Creating a safe, accepting, and empathetic environment can allow one to tune into their resources, resiliency, sense of strength, and connection to others. Creating this environment helps individuals uncover their stories, find healing and learn new approaches to living the life they want.
I specialize in providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and families. I have extensive experience treating anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship and dating difficulties, communication issues, food and body image struggles, addictions, and family conflict.
MA - Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University
One of my top values has always been continued growth and self-development. This interest in learning how to reach one's highest potential and live a happy, fulfilling, and meaningful life led me to study psychology in undergrad. Studying psychology cemented my passion for the scientific study of the human mind and how to apply this research and knowledge to myself and others. Also, I have always had a great interest in the power of stories and learning about other people's stories, lives, and how we create a meaningful, enjoyable, and well-lived life.
Mostly surfing, hiking, yoga, traveling and reading.
Taking my dog for a walk and enjoying nature.
When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön, is a lovely, well-written, moving book that deeply resonates.
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