Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Harm Reduction, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I take a person-centered therapy approach. Based off my client's needs, I aid them with developing a treatment plan, and start off with education on their diagnosis and the associated symptoms, aiding them with developing insight and decreasing any possible stigmas regarding mental health. I enjoy using mindfulness and meditation while I teach immediate coping skills to improve emotional regulation.
MSW - Social Work, University of Southern California
I became interested in mental health during undergrad. I was fortunate to have someone in my family who is a licensed clinical social worker. My passion grew during my graduate program when I moved my concentration to macro social work and aided with developing programs to serve the community. Working in community health, I enjoyed meeting with my clients and watching them complete their goals, which led me to individual therapy.
I enjoy spending time with my family, trying new places to eat, and being outdoors in the sun. I basically enjoy relaxing!!
I enjoy exercising and being outside, and taking mindfulness walks during my breaks.
I would say my favorite experience was being employed with an Assertive Community Treatment program. I was able to be in the community and really understanding the barriers and being able to advocate for my client's needs.
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