Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP or EXRP), Family-based therapy (FBT), Motivational interviewing (MI)
I truly believe that every person deserves to live their best life - the best version of their best life.
Sometimes things happen that get in the way of that, and my goal is to help clients overcome those barriers, challenges, obstacles, losses … whatever it may be so that they may be able to realize their true inner potential. I believe that we all have the inner resources to overcome challenges and that sometimes we just need a little guidance to find and utilize those resources.
I approach clients in need with a direct skills-based approach while always holding an unconditional positive regard for the individual journey and path someone may be on. I am excited by both the large and small changes someone is able to make and strive to always do my best to be warm, approachable, authentic and encouraging.
MA - Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies
Internship, California Institute of Integral Studies
Certified Eating Disorder Therapist and Supervisor, International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals
Spending time with my son who loves to be in the water or at the park.
Try to disconnect from work and be fully present with my son and husband. I am also a sucker for a good reality show which doesn't use any brain cells to enjoy.
I like to glamp (specifically glamping and not camping!!), travel, eat, be by the water and spend as much time with my family as possible.
Harry Potter because every time I read it I find something new and magical I missed before and it makes me feel like a kid again.
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