My style is warm and mindful as well as compassionate and empathetic. I meet the client where they are with no judgment. Since I was a young girl, I have always been in a helping role. My parents immigrated to the United States and I gained a great deal of empathy from that experience. I have a gift and love to share it to help others be the best version of themselves. I love what I do and appreciate hearing my patient's stories. It is fulfilling to see clients grow, heal, and have hope.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i), Couples [Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy (ICBT)], Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Harm Reduction, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Relational, Strengths-based
MSW - Social Work, University of Southern California
I like to read, dance, travel (I studied abroad in Spain for My Spanish Literature BA) and love to try new ethnic foods. I love music in other languages. I enjoy spending time with my dogs and my boys.
I tap into all my senses and make time to meditate, calm my brain, and connect with my body. I enjoy long walks, going to the beach, and going to therapy myself.
Craniofacial CCA. My son was born with a rare condition and I everyone to feel a sense of belonging. I also support the African Alliance because the refugees remind me of being a first-generation American. The issues of immigration are close to me as my parents and I have been in those familiar circumstances of a first-generation family in a new, foreign country
I take a long bath or hot tub, light up incense and play relaxing music, or listen to a guided meditation
Yes, I have two dogs, a guinea pig, and a bird.
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