Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Prolonged exposure (PE), Relational
My therapy style is warm, intuitive, and direct. I am known for a more holistic, integrative approach that considers mind, body, heart, and spirit. Western research-based interventions often create a foundation for treatment, which is then blended with Eastern traditions such as yoga, mindfulness, and philosophy. My experiences as a yogi, dancer, world traveler, artist, and poet lend creativity and range to my extensive clinical expertise. I emphasize authenticity, vulnerability, responsibility, and self-compassion.
BA - Middlebury College
MSW - Social Work, San Diego State University
Internship, UCSD Gifford Clinic
Yoga, dance, nature, art, travel, building community, exploration, novelty, creativity, internal and external adventures
Walking and gazing at the stunning Pacific Ocean
Alone time in nature, writing/dance/artwork, meditation