Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP or EXRP), Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
As a licensed marriage and family therapist, I understand just how important it is to find the right person when life feels overwhelming. With a warm, caring, and non-judgmental approach, I have helped many clients feel safe and comfortable enough to overcome plaguing issues and create lasting change. While my therapeutic approach is based in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and other evidence-based practices, my therapeutic style changes to meet the unique needs of each individual client. I look forward to helping you on your journey to a happier and more fulfilled life.
BA - Sociology, University of California Los Angeles
MA - Marriage and Family Therapy, Alliant International University
From a young age, I have always had a deep longing to understand other people's experiences and what shapes them into the people that they are. Being a therapist allows me to constantly learn and grow through my clients and in turn, also learn more about myself.
I enjoy baking and cooking, reading, hiking, and traveling.
I make sure that I get enough sleep and I have a gratitude practice.
Tuesdays with Morrie. It is a wonderful story about the power of human connection.
I recharge by getting reflexology massages, baking, reading, spending time in nature, and spending time with friends and family.
I have a dog named Winnie. My favorite story about her is that I bought her as a puppy when coming across the Mexico/U.S. Border. I was told that she was a Maltese-poodle mix but when I did a DNA test I found that she's actually 75% chihuahua! Joke was on me. Not a malti-poo at all but I still love her.
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