Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I am a strengths-based therapist whose style is non-judgmental, engaging, and interactive. I build a trusting alliance with my clients, which is the foundation from which we begin to peel the layers and delve into their concerns.
I help my clients confront and change the patterns that create and perpetuate their distress and unease -- including but not limited to building self-esteem and self worth. My clients leave therapy not only having the skills and tools to better manage their emotions, thoughts, behaviors, and relationships but walk away with a deep sense of worthiness, self-compassion, and self-confidence.
As a certified transformational life and health coach, I empower my clients to create the healthiest version of themselves (mind+body+spirit) in alignment with their truth, values, and desires. As a therapist, I believe it is important to show up authentically as a positive role model who embodies self-care, self-compassion, and healthy boundaries.
MSW - Social Work, University of Chicago
BA - Psychology, American University
I became a mental health professional to help and empower individuals to become the happiest, healthiest, most aligned version of themselves.
I enjoy dancing, exercising, dining, quality time with family and friends, and practicing my faith.
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown because it reminds us to embrace vulnerability and live a wholehearted, courageous life.
Make A Wish Foundation
I rest/sleep, go salsa dancing, and spend quality time with loved ones.
I have a mini Golden-doodle.
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