Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My therapy style is collaborative, flexible, and empathic. I strive to create a safe and compassionate environment for clients in order to foster self-empowerment, healing, and growth. I work from a trauma informed and strength-based approach, integrating other evidence-based approaches such as, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
MS - Clinical Psychology, San Francisco State University
Internship, San Francisco State University Community Psychology Clinic
Hiking, playing with my daughter, watching movies, reading.
Cafe Portugal - I love Portuguese food, it reminds me of home.
Sophie's World, by Jostein Gaarder - it was such a unique experience reading it. I loved that I was able to learn about Philosophy while trying to figure out the mystery of the book.