Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I have experience in using a variety of interventions, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness Therapy. I have a person-centered and strengths-based approach to therapy. I am passionate about supporting others through their journey and promoting healthy living with my clients.
BA - Psychology, Rutgers University
MS - Counseling, Rutgers University
I was looking for a profession to combine my fascination for psychology and my desire to help people, which led me to obtain my bachelor's degree in psychology. While in school, I learned about the gaps in the mental health system and the need for mental health counselors. That realization solidified my intention to pursue further education and become a licensed therapist.
I enjoy yoga, gardening, meditation, energy healing, reading, traveling, and spending time with my family and friends.
Daily meditative practice, affirmations, and healthy eating.
I have many but one of them is The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough. I read it quite a few times and will probably read it several more times pondering the philosophical underpinnings of the legend of the thorn bird.
I contribute to and support local CASA.
A cup of hot tea, a good book, and several deep breaths help me calibrate. Taking walks and ensuring restful sleep is an integral part of my daily routine.
I have a lovely dog called Leila. She is my greatest motivator to go for daily walks and has been bringing a lot of joy to our family since she became a family member five years ago.
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