My Favorite Quote
"Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” — Sean Patrick Flanery
I would describe my approach as being client centered, culturally competent, and trauma informed. I recognize you know your life best, and will create a safe, non-judgmental space, in which together we can identify your main concerns, and find a collaborative way to resolve the problem. I work to help you enhance your mind-body-spirit system. I take into account the entirety of the mind, soul, and body will a set a foundation in which we can find the most compassionate, and effective way to help you heal from your pain.
The latest neuroscience experiments prove the human brain is capable of eliminating old neuropathways-of pain, addiction, negativity, by interrupting it and creating new neuropathways of healthy habits, peace and confidence. From neuroscience, art, to mindfulness-based modalities I use what is most in-alignment for your values and goals. As an eclectic therapist, I see the therapeutic process as a collaborative one, to help you become confident in your ability to practice eliminating old unhealthy habits, and creating new healthy ones, thus creating positive outcomes in your life.
I received my BA from UC Riverside, in Sociology. I enjoyed being a research assistant for scientists who studied human behavior. I participated in not for profit that fundraised for social justice issues. I completed my Master’s of Social Work, Direct Practice from San Diego State University in 2015. With nearly a decade in the field, I’ve developed a great respect for the human condition, compassion for others and a belief in their resiliency.
I am published in the book Inspired Wisdom Word Search: Yoga for the Brain. My piece is about our ability to create new positive outcomes in our lives and is written as a guided meditation. Meditating, dancing, and writing, keep my love tank full.