I utilize talk therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy interventions. My approach allows individuals to get to the root cause of their issues while still having the immediate change of behavioral interventions.
BS - Psychology, University of Phoenix
MA - Counseling in Marriage Family Child Therapy, University of Phoenix
MFT Intern / Substance Abuse Counselor at Terra Firma Diversion
WOC Associate MFT at Department of Veteran Affairs/ Readjustment Counseling Service/ Concord Veteran Center
Domestic Violence Prevention Certification from WTLC Orange County
My interests outside of work are gardening, hiking, and sports.
Don Quixote de La Mancha - it is full of life lessons.
California Waterfowl Veteran Hunt Program and that Wounded Warrior Project. They both offer opportunities for veterans to have experiences and adventures free of charge to the veteran.
I reach out to family and friends and going on trips to disengage from life in order to be able to recharge.
I have multiple dogs and horses. My favorite pet story is that my Chihuahua Princess is a natural herd dog with zero training.
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