Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I take on a very client-centered approach, starting where you are at and what you are needing most. Together, we will create a therapeutic space that provides you with safety, awareness, and growth. There will be times when what's most important for you that day is just unloading the stress and anxiety of life's expectations: other times, we may need to dive deep into past traumas and life experiences, untangling the knots of the past that keep tying you down in the present moment. I work to empower you to be the driver of your journey, and with me as your passenger, we'll explore the iconic moments of your life and tour the good, the bad, and the ugly together. Ready when you are.
BSW - Social Work, California State University Fresno
MSW - Social Work, California State University Fresno
I've always had a passion for helping others figure out what is going on with their life, and helping them sort through the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that keep them stuck.
I enjoy family time and traveling. I also love being outdoors, camping, and fishing when I get a chance.
My mental wellness is just as important as my physical/medical health. I exercise regularly and complement that with a healthy diet. I also enjoy mindfulness exercises and practice that daily.
I'm very much an extrovert, so spending time with my siblings, friends, and extended families over the weekend recharges me.
Yes, I have a German Shepherd named Tyson. My favorite story would be when I first got him at 6 months old, the original owner named him Rage. He has oversize ears that never stood up, so he's always flopping his ears around when he runs. There was nothing "Rage" about that at all, so I renamed him. The owner thought I wanted the name Tyson after the legendary Mike Tyson. NOPE, just simple Tyson.
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