Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I hold dual masters degrees from Columbia University and have over a decade of experience treating adults for a variety of mental health disorders and life issues. I offer an individualized, person-centered approach for each client, combining elements of mindfulness, behavioral therapies, and solution-focused strategies to help my clients feel their best sooner. In session, my style is to be both your coach and your cheerleader - I will give you guidance and hold you accountable, all while motivating you and making you feel supported.
BA - Psychology, Florida International University
MA - Psychological Counseling, Columbia University
I became a mental health professional because I am passionate about understanding how people think and behave but mostly because being of service to others is such meaningful work.
One thing I do daily to support my well-being is compose a short gratitude list. Practicing gratitude helps me highlight the positive, leading to overall better mood and a more balanced outlook on my life.
Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh. This book offers such a beautiful and simple outlook on the benefits of mindfulness and reading it sporadically helps me stay regular and intentional in my mindfulness practice.
I love spending time with my family, our dog Blue, and taking in the natural beauty and great weather of South Florida.
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