Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I am a strengths-based therapist that focuses on developing a collaborative relationship with my clients to understand the impact of their past, but also support growth toward redefining themselves based on their own values and teaching them skills to manage their emotions and thoughts in a healthy way.
PsyD - Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University
I became a psychologist because I believe that emotional and mental well-being are equally as important as our physical health, and I believe it is necessary to treat a whole human being. I am a compassionate person who thrives to help others recognizes their inner strengths, but also provide support to help individuals develop the skills they need to grow past their natural talents as well.
Exploring new places, finding delicious food, spending time with family and friends, working out and reading.
I have read John Izzo's The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die because it is an excellent reminder to live every day with purpose and intention.
My favorite non-profit is CDH International. My youngest son was born premature and had an undiagnosed Congenital Diaphragmic Hernia. This organization helped me and my family to become knowledgeable about this condition and has helped me have a community that understands that challenges that we faced and continue to face supporting a child with CDH.
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