Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Relational
I would describe my style as creative, contemplative, and collaborative. My clients initially come to me for answers, but they eventually realize that the truth lies deep inside of them. My joy is watching my clients tapping into their inner wisdom and cultivating their skills to live meaningful lives. While science is the backbone of my practice, I see psychotherapy as an art form and a sacred practice that draws upon one's deeply held values and cultural & indigenous resources.
MS - Counseling, San Francisco State University
I initially came into this field to understand myself better. Now I am excited to help other people discover their own potential.
I have been involved in several film projects that explore the intersection of mental health and social justice. Writing, photography, and visual storytelling are my creative outlets.
Breathing (it keeps me alive, too).
Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud. I'd recommend this book to anyone who is interested in visual storytelling of any kind.
I play ragtime piano pieces by Scott Joplin. Playing Joplin pieces when I am particularly stressed out helps to unscramble my brain.
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