Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i), Couples [The Gottman Method], Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I strive to provide a comfortable environment where you feel heard, safe, accepted, and supported in making your desired changes. With compassion and empathy, I will support you in discovering your inner strengths and empower you to overcome the obstacles you may be facing. I believe that each individual heals in their own way and that therapy is not a one-size-fits-all. Part of my approach is asking questions – a lot of questions – so that I can understand you better and also help you explore what you may not have on your own. I like to integrate different approaches in our work together that will aid in your individual healing process. Similar to the idea of different learning styles, I work on using a variety of approaches in our sessions that would best meet your needs.
MSW - Social Work, San Jose State University
Certificate - Individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Harbor UCLA
Certificate - CBT-i (Insomnia), PESI
When I'm not working, I like to do a variety of things that bring me joy and laughter. I love to cook a new recipe, read mystery suspense novels, paint, swim, watch the sunset, spend time with family, laugh with friends, and much more!
Doing the things that make me smile and/or laugh!
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