I have been in the field for 10 years working with children, teens, adults and seniors dealing with anxiety, depression, OCD, life transitions, relationship/family conflict, divorce and domestic violence. I view each individual or family as unique and approach therapy in the same way, meeting them where they are at. Therapy can be uncomfortable and so I try to structure each session as a casual conversation to help facilitate a safe space where change and vulnerability are welcome.
MA - Mental Health Counseling, Adelphi University
The brain has always fascinated me. I wanted to be able to better understand how experiences both negative and positive can influence decisions we make, and use that information to help others navigate their own lives.
I like to bake, go to concerts and I'm also a licensed realtor!
I make sure to exercise every morning for at least 30 minutes. This helps me get focused and feel good for the rest of the day.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is the only book I have read more than once. I first read it when I was going into 9th grade and there is something nostalgic about it. It addresses poverty, social class and alcoholism, themes that aren't typically talked about in books.
I love watching movies, specifically ones that I've seen multiple times. The familiarity helps to ground me and often times feels I'm hanging out with an old friend!
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