Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Couples [The Gottman Method], Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Solution-focused
I believe in providing a honest and collaborative therapeutic environment. Through this forum, an individual can search out solutions for the obstacles they encounter and gain a more authentic perception of self. I am experienced in treating adults, couples, children, and families. Some of therapeutic areas of expertise include dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, substance abuse, adjustment issues, trauma, and life stressors to name a few.
As a supportive, solution-focused therapist, I provide guidance to help you feel comfortable in reaching out and seeking alternatives. I utilize various therapeutic modalities such as cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, and emotionally focused couples therapy to name a few. I believe in being respectful, compassionate, and concerned for the unique needs of each individual. As a therapist, I can help you in rekindling your internal flame of confidence, optimism, and authenticity.
MA - Marriage and Family Therapy, Chapman University
I became a mental health professional to be able to create change and hope for others. I understand we all struggle at various times in our lives so if I can help at least one person keep hope in the darkest times of their lives then I have accomplished my job as a therapist.
I enjoy reading, going to the beach, and quality time with family and friends.
I utilize grounding and breathing strategies daily to support my mental and emotional well-being.
Rising Strong and The Power of Now. Both continue to inspire and help my development as a person.
I recharge by taking a walk at the beach.
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