I believe in client-led work where you decide what works best for you. At times I will guide you; other times I'll stand as witness to your inner work. I will help you process your past and present as you chart on a journey towards healing. I will offer coping skills along the way, providing a variety of tools for you to try.
I understand the power of mind-body connection and look for ways to address this in therapy. I love to think outside the box; I believe in the healing power of nature, art, music, meditation/mindfulness and body-centered practices. I highly recommend trying Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing for trauma. I have extensive experience working cross-culturally with people from diverse backgrounds. I will provide a judgment-free safe space for you to tell your story.
BA - Humanities, The University of Chicago
MSW - Social Work, University of Tennessee
I love working with people one-on-one and providing a safe space for healing.
I enjoy hiking, gardening, and art.
Gardening and moving my body.
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. It is beautiful and heartbreaking!
Save the Redwoods because they are fighting climate change and preserving forests and ancient tress in my community.
By spending time outside in nature.
Little Bear is our springer spaniel. He loves to eat my toddler's poop if I don't get to it fast enough.
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