Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I am dedicated to helping individuals feel empowered and develop healthy growth-fostering connections through mutual empathy, authenticity, and genuineness. In my work, I utilize an integrative approach that is grounded in client-centered and strengths-based approaches, while focusing on relational-cultural attributes. Within the therapeutic space, I strive to create an environment that is built on trust and safety. I strongly believe that the relationship between client and counselor is an agent of change and one of the most important alliances that can be created in a therapeutic relationship.
MA - Clinical & Counseling Psychology, William Paterson University
Outside of work, I love spending time with friends, family, and of course my doggo! I enjoy listening to audiobooks and engaging in various art directives to practice self-care. I would describe myself as a foodie, and absolutely love to travel and explore. Lastly, I really enjoy watching and volunteering for car rally races. I follow the World Rally Championship (WRC) circuit as well as various car races throughout the U.S.
The one thing I try to do on a daily basis to support my mental and emotional well-being is taking walks.
There are multiple books I have read more than once (can't pick just one!) -- here are my top 5, in no particular order:
Even though I have read these books multiple times, I feel like I hear and experience a different perspective when I read them more than once.
I have a 55lb Whoodle (half standard poodle, half soft-coated wheaten terrier) who is a big cuddle bear. Sooo many stories, where to begin...one of my favorite things about having a Doodle is the "Doodle Welcome", which is when you are welcomed home with a favorite toy. Instant mood booster :)
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