Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-i), Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Harm reduction, Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I aspire to provide treatment with an emphasis on health and well-being, stress reduction, and diversity from a whole-person health perspective (physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual). I provide treatment using evidenced-based therapies using a holistic approach.
As a clinician, it is important to be aware of all aspects of culture that may pertain to an individual and gain the tools and strategies to most effectively assist a person. I believe it's important to emphasize collaborative shared decision-making that creates an environment for a client-centered strength-based approach.
PhD - Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University
I want to assist others to develop skills and strategies to increase health and well-being, especially in the face of stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma.
I love traveling, playing tennis, music, reading, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends.
I regularly practice mindfulness throughout the day.
Perfect Peace by Daniel Black - I love how the author creates a story woven with complex topics such as gender, sexuality, love, historical trauma and abuse, racism, and sexism urging the reader to consider how all these things could result in desperate decision-making.
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