Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Solution-focused
It is rare that a person can get through life without experiencing trauma. It could be a more obvious kind of trauma, such as a physical assault, an accident, or a natural disaster. Or it can be more subtle, one of betrayals, childhood fears, or painful relationships. This pain can affect us throughout the entirety of our lives. If left unhealed, these distresses of the past inhibit insight, feelings of worth, resilience, and self-expression. They appear again and again every time we feel stuck, anxious, triggered, or overwhelmed. By healing the past, we clear our way to experiencing joy in the present moment and hope for our future. My method of treatment is client-centered and collaborative, with an emphasis on EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and other complementary approaches. I consider myself privileged to accompany you on your journey toward healing, well-being, and self-confidence.
MA - Marriage and Family Therapy, Pacific Oaks College
Certificate in EMDR Therapy
Certificate in The Gottman Method
Raising my adopted daughter, yoga, fine dining, films, acting, horseback riding.
Walking, yoga, watching films and listening to podcasts.
Yoga, sushi, ice cream and chocolate.
The Power and The Glory by Graham Greene. A former Catholic, I am intrigued by the frailty and strength of the lead character.
Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia: I am amazed at the dedication of the doctors, nurses and patients.