From my perspective, therapy is an indispensable tool for those who seek support and guidance to navigate life’s challenges. It provides a secure and confidential environment where individuals can examine their innermost thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. By doing so, therapy can aid individuals in pursuing their objectives and accomplishing their goals. Ultimately, therapy is a powerful mechanism that has the potential to improve people’s lives and promote their personal growth and fulfillment.
The most crucial aspect of therapy is the therapeutic relationship between the therapist and the client, hinging on essential elements like trust, empathy, respect, and acceptance. In this relationship, there is no room for judgment, prejudice, labels, or discrimination.
I have an eclectic therapy approach customized to the unique needs of each client. By prioritizing this, it ensures the maximum effectiveness of treatment. By prioritizing this, I ensure the maximum effectiveness of treatment. My repertoire includes several modalities that have consistently yielded positive results, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, DBT, strength-based, positive psychology, modeling, and motivational interviewing.
My ultimate goal is to empower and transform my clients by equipping them with practical strategies and insight to enhance their lives and enable them to become self-sufficient in managing their problems or situations.
My Professional Background
Over the past ten years, I have worked with individuals of all ages, from children to seniors, as well as couples and families from diverse backgrounds. I specialize in providing psychotherapy to those struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD/trauma, grief/loss, self-esteem, stress, relationship issues, and other similar challenges. Additionally, I have experience working with high-risk clients in both outpatient clinics and private practice. Through my extensive training in self-care, cognitive-behavioral therapy, trauma, trauma-informed care, grief, EMDR, couples therapy, and mindfulness, I have developed a comprehensive approach to therapy that fosters healing and growth for my clients.
Education, Training, and Certifications
- Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Lehman College
- Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Pace University
- Play Therapy
- Trauma informed Care
- Clinical supervision
- Strength-based clinical supervision
- National Certified Counselor
- Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor
I derive immense pleasure from reading and consider myself an enthusiastic reader. In addition, I find great joy in baking and spending quality time with my family. Nature fascinates me, and I relish taking leisurely walks, immersing myself in its stunning landscapes, and capturing breathtaking moments through photography. I also have a deep passion for exploring new cultures and traveling to unfamiliar destinations. Lastly, I find immense entertainment in indulging in my favorite TV shows.