Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I am most passionate about working with individuals that have been feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and "overthinking." Together we can get you back into the driver's seat of your life instead of letting stress and anxiety be in control. Are you becoming more reactive to others or situations when something doesn't go as planned? Do you notice being stuck in your head with unwanted thoughts or worries? Are you screaming inside? Maybe even on the outside! Have you tried to improve on your own but continue to face the same challenges without much success? If you answered yes then I am here to help.
People who work with me describe me as warm, inviting, and non-judgmental and are grateful that I am able to help by giving a sense of relief. Together we can work on tools to connect you with your mind and body to help you feel calmer and put you in the driver's seat of controlling your emotions. I help you to explore your thought patterns so you can decide what you want to hold onto or let go. I am trained in trauma-conscious methods such as brain spotting, parts work, and yoga to bring to your journey.
MSW - Social Work, Simmons College
I’m a social worker because the profession found me and chose me. I truly believe it is my destiny and my calling. I followed my interest in learning about the brain and the mind since I was 11 years old and furthered into advanced studies. I decided after graduate school to further my training in trauma-conscious care because I truly believe it's a large part of why we as therapists exist. Anxiety and depression stem in some way from some sort of trauma, whether it be developmental, emotional, physical, social, sexual, or intergenerational. I truly care about people and believe we all deserve a chance of feeling well and thrive.
Outside of work, I love to be outside in the sun, taking walks or going on hikes. I love to spend quality time with people I care about, explore new places and eat delicious food. Lately, I have been also working on learning German and improving on Spanish.
Mindfulness, listening to music, self-reflections via meditation, gratitude practice and also praying!
My favorite non-profit is World Healer. This organization aims to serve the youth by teaching them culturally aware information to promote systemic change and decrease racism and discrimination. I volunteered with this organization when it was at its roots.
Meditations, being in the water, hiking, dancing with my headphones on in my room, journaling, proper sleep hygiene, hydration, and most importantly laughing.
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