Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Harm reduction, Motivational interviewing (MI)
I help people struggling with life transitions, problems at school or work, depression, anxiety, anger, relationships, and drug or alcohol use. I also recognize that even positive life events can be stressful, and it can help to have extra support. I really enjoy working with clients that want to improve coping skills, self-esteem, and overall want to work towards self-improvement. I value personal growth and self-reflection, which is why I strongly believe in the power of counseling.
I have helped many people with identifying the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and how we can use those connections for positive change. Additionally, a big part of my approach involves improving mood regulation, interpersonal skills, and mindfulness. I try to focus on the present and future, to help clients keep moving forward.
BA - Psychology and Spanish, Marist College
MA - Counseling Psychology, William James College
The biggest factor that led me to become a therapist was losing a classmate to suicide in high school. I had already started to realize that many of my friends were struggling with their mental health, as was I. That loss made me recognize how important it was for everyone to have support. I didn’t want anyone else to suffer in silence like he had.
Taking my pup to the park, reading and audiobooks, hanging at the beach, trying new restaurants, dancing in my living room.
I walk my dog and play with her every day. She has been extremely important in helping me get out of the house, laughing at her silliness, and remembering to live in the moment.
I recently reread Glennon Doyle’s book, Untamed. It is full of great life advice, especially to be yourself, unapologetically.
My favorite organization to support is the SPCA. I am a huge animal-lover, and would really like to be able to save them all.
I usually recharge by spending time solo at home, often reading, dancing to music, or bingeing a quality show.
My pup, Fable, is a 4 year old, white, Husky mix. My favorite story recently was finding out she is so smart and sneaky that she tried to bury a bag of bagels in the garden.
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