Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I am a licensed therapist passionate about helping people live authentic, intentional, value-filled lives. Getting to what matters and figuring out what is standing in your way isn’t going to be easy, but I promise I’ll work hard with you and that we’ll even share a few laughs along the way. My style is pretty laid back but I still think it’s important to have structure in our work so you have a clear idea of what we are working on and where we are headed.
Our relationship is one of the most important factors for a positive outcome in therapy. This means I continuously work on connecting, communicating, and accepting what it’s like to be you with your experiences. I work hard to understand how culture, race, religion, spirituality, gender, and sexuality play a role in your life and decisions while holding gently that I can never truly understand what it’s like to be you.
MSW - Social Work, University of Houston
I worked for nearly ten years in business before becoming a mental health professional. While I enjoyed working with people in sales and marketing, I ultimately realized I wanted a job that made a difference in people's lives. This is one of the best jobs in the world.
I truly enjoy reading, cooking, geeking out on new movies and shows, and swimming.
Get enough sleep!
Global Fund for Women because only 1.9% of charitable donations go to organizations dedicated to women and girls. This organization is working toward equity and equality for all across the globe.
Yes, I have two rescue dogs. My favorite pet story is when we let our six-year-old pick out her first dog at the pound. She chose a little poodle-bichon frise mix and my partner, who isn't a fan of little dogs, literally begged, "Any dog but that one, please!" I'm fairly certain I saw tears in his eyes when he said that too. Don't worry though, they learned to be friends in the end.
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