Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I approach people with the belief that they are more than their pain, and want more than just an end to the suffering in their life. People want to lead meaningful lives congruent with their values. To me, therapy is as much about promoting human strengths and meaning as it is about alleviating suffering. I view the relationship as the primary vehicle for helping clients feel accepted, cared for, and ultimately, open to change. My approach is genuine, compassionate, collaborative, and non-judgmental. I aim to provide culturally sensitive, trauma informed therapy, honoring your strengths, experiences, and intersecting identities. My goal is to empower you to live a life that feels rich and meaningful to you.
BA - Psychology, Duke University
MA - Counseling, Clinical, & School Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
PhD - Counseling, Clinical, & School Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
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On Being a Therapist - I learn something new each time I read it. It’s a real, honest, raw look at the joys and challenges of this work.
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