Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
I am a therapist located in Long Beach, CA. I have over 9 years of experience working with children, parents and families of various backgrounds. I strive to create a safe place for you to express your concerns, to feel heard and understood. My approach is very individualized based on your current needs. I am interested in the whole person (mind, body, and spirit) and help facilitate an environment conducive to collaboration and understanding. I strive to provide you with the tools and strategies you need in order to help you achieve your goals. I believe therapy can be the most important form of self-care.
As an EMDR and DBT therapist, I help adults who experience anxiety, depression and/or a trauma. Perhaps you are dealing with adjusting to a stressor, life transition or just life in general. I will work as a team with you to develop a treatment plan with goals to address your unique situation. As the famous BF Skinner stated, “A failure is not a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” I hope together we can work together to develop the tools to live a resilient, fulfilling life.
MSW - Social Work, University of Southern California
Certificate, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Certificate, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
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