Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
My main belief as a therapist is that each person I work with has the inner strength, resilience, and capacity to shape their life and relationships to be healthy and fulfilling. I see my role as a support person who will guide you in building up your existing strengths, and find ways to expand those unique qualities to all areas of your life. As someone with lived experience with mental health symptoms and challenges, I understand the journey you are on and I want to walk with you to help you find relief to your pain, and joy in your life.
We will utilize a combination of practical strategies, education, and unique approaches catered to your strength and interests to help you understand your mental health. I strive to be affirming and supportive to all the unique parts that make up your identity from gender to culture, and all the area in between. My hope is to offer a safe, healing, and positive place for you to work on your mental health needs.
BA - Sociology, University of California Los Angeles
MA - Psychology, University of California Los Angeles
I grew up seeing how a person's mental health impacts their relationships and everyday life. This inspired me to learn how I could help others shape their mental wellness to be healthy.
Spending time with my fur babies, family and friends. I love the beach and feel soothed whenever I can be near it.
Take breaks. I intentionally set times for breaks to make sure that I am taking care of myself and nurturing my own mental wellness.
Woods Humane Society
Exercise, rest, and laughing.
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