I have 15 years of experience in mental health services as a therapist and coach. I specialize in couples counseling and coaching, crisis intervention, depression/anxiety and self-esteem issues. I work within a holistic approach that includes addressing the whole person, body, mind and spirit. My methods of therapy include mindfulness-based therapy, inner child work, meditation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, with a client-centered, solution-based focus on the diverse needs of the individual. I treat issues including acute crisis intervention, PTSD, trauma, personality disorders, domestic violence, grief and multi-cultural issues. I provide therapy both in English and Farsi.
In 2022, I published the book, _Stop the Bleeding: Your Emotional Rescue_. It offers a step-by-step guide to crisis recovery.
BA - Psychology, California State University Fullerton
MA - Counseling, California State University Fullerton
I am interested in meditation, yoga, walking, reading.
I journal everyday and do yoga.
How to Do the Work by Dr. Nicole LePera. I love this book because deals with the whole person - it is a holistic approach to mental health healing.
If you or someone you know is experiencing an emergency or crisis and needs immediate help, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Here are some additional crisis resources.