Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP or EXRP), Harm Reduction, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
The healing process is an incredible journey, and I believe therapy can result in greater self-awareness by giving clients new skills to thrive and develop a deeper relationship with themselves and the world around them. To me, healing represents a journey in which you are able to explore past and present as well as develop the tools needed to work through life’s obstacles. I use a person centered, strengths-based approach that is collaborative and mindful. I strive to foster a safe space where clients can tell their story, and gain insight, all while providing a safe and secure relationship.
MS - Social Work, California State University, Bakersfield
I always tell people I was a therapist before I became a "therapist". I've always enjoyed helping others find their strengths.
I enjoy cooking with my husband, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
I have been enjoying cycling classes as a way to practice mindfulness. I also enjoy partaking in the mundane such as watching Netflix, Hulu, and HBO.
I have two fur-babies and their names are Missy and Kaia. Missy is a Yorkshire Terrier (she truly thinks she's a human) and Kaia is half Husky and half German Shepherd.
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