Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Harm Reduction, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I have been working in the mental health field for 20 years. I have a particular focus on helping people with substance abuse challenges including food and nicotine. I will support you in practicing harm reduction or abstinence depending on your goals. I also work with people trying to manage relationships, moods, life transitions, or other situations that are causing discomfort in their life. I practice Feedback Informed Care so that you have a voice in what direction your therapy goes and we partner in finding ways for you to heal.
MS - Counseling, California State University, Hayward
In my own life therapists have been instrumental in helping me get through difficult times. I want to do the same for others.
My family and pets; Snow and water sports, hiking; Fitness, meditation, and cooking.
Codependent No More by Melody Beattie. I can always learn something new or be reminded of something to practice.
LOOC because they are community focused and strive for justice and inclusion.
Puzzles and playing with my dog.
I have one dog now but have had many, many pets.
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