Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
Whether this is your first time seeking therapy or not, I look forward to providing you with a comfortable, open, and safe space to explore and learn about yourself and areas or relationships that may be causing feelings of distress. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 12 years of experience providing mental/behavioral health services to individuals in various stages of life. I am currently offering individual therapy services to adults. I graduated with a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of La Verne. I am knowledgeable in various therapy modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused CBT, and Feedback Informed Care.
My specialties include individuals who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, emotional trauma, relationship/family distress, and issues related to cultural identity. I utilize an eclectic approach, incorporating honesty, humor, and direct communication, to help you meet your goals. Everyone needs an open ear from time to time. I am here to help you navigate the areas you feel may benefit from increased support and insight, to improve your thoughts and feelings, through our work together.
MS - Marriage & Family Therapy, University of La Verne
I am able to easily develop positive rapport with others and I feel that helping others learn about and improve themselves, it in turn helps me to learn about and improve myself as well.
I provide myself with positive affirmations, try to remind myself not to get too caught up in negative or ruminating thoughts, and try to practice mindfulness and relaxation regularly.
Planned Parenthood—it provides individuals from low socio-economic backgrounds with information and support that they otherwise would not be able to obtain.
Reading a good book, taking a bath, and engaging in hobbies like giving myself a good gel manicure.
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