Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP or EXRP), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I describe myself as passionate, open, caring and engaged. I have worked for many years with teens, parents, families, and individuals experiencing anxiety and depressive disorders, including Major Depressive Disorder, OCD, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. I am committed to helping each client meet their goals, including working with all other care providers involved. I use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and have an extensive background in mindfulness. I meet each client where they are at, and collaborate with the client to show up for life in a way that is consistent with their values.
MA - Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University
I enjoy skiing, playing tennis, cooking, crossword puzzles, and playing Jeopardy!
I love helping people, and enjoy teaching others. I also enjoy learning from others.
Yoga and meditation.
The Autobiography of Malcolm X. The book is inspiring, describing the perseverance of Malcolm X in the face of racial and criminal and systemic injustice.
My favorite organization is Planned Parenthood because they save lives and provide education, at low cost or free, to millions of people who desperately need support.
I usually recharge by cooking, going for a bike ride, or swimming.
I used to own three gold fish: Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, and Evander Holyfield.
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