Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My collaborative approach helps me meet you where you are and work towards creating a deeper understanding of your life views and personal perceptions. I believe in providing a safe space to really hear what you have to say and the journey you are embarking on. Through compassion, empathy, and collaboration, I am honored to help guide you through embracing your strengths and promoting resiliency.
I am an open-minded and non-judgmental therapist who demonstrates a conversational type of treatment while making true connections to what can be at the root of any obstacles that may present. I understand that life isn't easy and that sometimes we just need someone to listen to us, validate us, help us cope, or help us see things from a different perspective. I'm here to welcome you to start your healing journey.
MS - Counseling, California State University, Fresno
I became a therapist to help others understand that they are not alone. It is an honor and a privilege to be able to connect with clients in a way that helps them grow, have a better understanding of who they are, and see themselves in a positive light.
I love to watch a good movie once in a while. I also love venturing out to the beach with my family and trying new recipes.
I try to make it a point to start each day with gratitude. If I start off by looking at the good in my life, it makes the hard things a little more bearable. I also make sure to check in with myself and give myself breaks as needed.
I love self-care. I take the time to journal, do puzzles, color, read, and go on walks when I feel like I need a little bit of a boost.
I have one dog. He is a pug named Chunk! I think my favorite story about him is of all the animals available to take home, he was the only one that seemed even remotely interested to be bothered by humans and wouldn't drop eye contact for a second. He has been with us for about 12 years now!
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