Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Harm reduction, Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I have been a therapist for 6 years and have worked with many populations, including the forensic population, both incarcerated individuals, those on probation, as well as first responders and their families, which includes spouses, adolescents, and the LGBTQ+ community. I have been trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and enjoy working with individuals. I not only have a Masters in Clinical Counseling but also a Masters in Forensic Psychology. I am also currently working on my dissertation for a PhD. I enjoy helping my clients process and grow and teach them how to come to their own solutions for past and present life stressors.
BA - Psychology, National University
MA - Clinical Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy, National University
MA - Forensic Psychology, Walden University
My best friend and I went to school together to become therapists. I have always been the friend others come to for support. Helping others, and teaching people how to become empowered is something I greatly enjoy.
Video games, reading, audiobooks, playing in my garden, animal rescue, true crime, documentaries, movies, music, family adventures.
Gardening is one of my main self-care activities, as well as positive self-talk.
There are so many books I could read over and over but I think the first that comes to mind is the Harry Potter series. I enjoy reading them with my children and experiencing a world of magic.
I recharge by listening to music, naps, snuggling any one of our animals, or children, and a walk in the grass never seems to hurt either.
We have a whole menagerie of pets. Just a week ago we rescued two orphaned kittens, and currently, I am in the middle of bottle-feeding one, it's like having a newborn all over again.
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