Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Couples [The Gottman Method], Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I would describe my therapeutic approach as empathic, compassionate, non-judgmental, collaborative, and empowering. It is important that my clients feel seen, heard, understood, and empowered. I believe that fostering a safe and secure therapeutic relationship is crucial in the therapeutic process. I also believe in meeting the clients where they are at any given moment and empowering them to discover insights and skills that work best for them. My third-culture background has particularly enabled me to be open, curious, and attentive to each of my client’s unique cultural backgrounds, personalities, and personal needs. I have specialized training in trauma, maternal/perinatal mental health, and eating disorders. I utilize multiple evidence-based treatments while practicing culturally sensitive care to help my clients heal and grow.
BS - Human Development, Cornell University
PsyD - Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College
Being able to help others, make them feel seen and understood, and see them heal and grow.
I enjoy yoga, hiking, and cooking.
I recharge by spending time in nature with my loved ones.
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