Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Harm Reduction, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
Let's life-craft together! We can craft the way to living your best life. I use a collaborative style focused on partnering with you to discover what your needs and goals are. My hope is to facilitate meaningful change in order to optimize your well-being and joy in life. I am board certified in Lifestyle Medicine and work with people to maximize behavior changes to improve health. I use an integrative approach that includes cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused strategies, as well as acceptance and commitment techniques. My focus is on teaching practical skills to increase well-being, adaptive coping, and resilience.
BS - Psychology, University of California Davis
MA - Psychology, PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium
PsyD - PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium
I am from a family that is large and diverse and instilled in me the strong value of helping others. I wanted to support others so that they do not feel alone when they are facing any challenges. I wanted to serve as a catalyst in helping people overcome barriers to making positive changes in their lives.
I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, learning new recipes to cook, watching good shows on TV, being outdoors and staying active.
I connect with a loved one to talk with about something positive.
A mindful walk, a cup of tea, a good book, and quiet time.
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