Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Family-based therapy (FBT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I believe that we all have the capacity to grow and change. My approach is down-to-earth, experiential, and interpersonal. I often incorporate elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused practices into sessions. I am interested in how our beliefs about ourselves and the world impact our mental health and, ultimately, the quality of our lives. I enjoy understanding the complexity of each client who I work with, so we can address goals and needs holistically.
BFA - Musical Theater, Columbia College, Chicago
MA - Clinical Psychology, Antioch University, Los Angeles
EMDR Level 1 & 2 Trained, EMDR International Association
Associateship, Stars Behavioral Health Group
Associateship, Clear Recovery
Associateship, Colors LGBTQ Youth Counseling Center
I play guitar, piano, and I like to sing.
I recharge by using breathing exercises, yoga, being in nature, spending time with loved ones, and watching shows that make me laugh.
I love The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown. She writes powerfully about how we can extend more compassion to ourselves and create more fulfilling lives.
One of the best decisions I ever made was to rescue my dog. He was very shy and timid at first but has since become Mr. Personality and a bundle of love.