I support individuals on their journey of healing, self-discovery, and transformation.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Orange County, CA
Whether you have experienced acute trauma from an incident, chronic trauma from relationships, or complex trauma such as narcissistic abuse, I am here to walk with you in your healing. Addressing trauma requires specialized treatment. My additional trainings in EMDR and trauma-informed therapy can help with improving insight, coping skills, and deep-rooted healing. My doctoral dissertation on Narcissistic Abuse has also equipped me with clinical skills aiding complex and relational trauma.
Together, let's unlock your full potential, breaking free from self-limiting beliefs and barriers. I am passionate about aiding individuals, professionals, entrepreneurs, or students striving for improving their performance, relationships, professional and academic abilities, and their self-worth and self-confidence. As an entrepreneur and learner, I understand the struggles with having big dreams but being set back by self-doubt, negative beliefs, and fear. Ready to build your self-worth?
Amidst divorce, breakups, career changes, and life shifts, I'm here to guide you. Transitions stir various emotions; it's okay to feel uncertain. In a supportive environment, healing and thriving is possible. Collaboratively, we can identify strengths and practical strategies, learn coping skills for emotional distress, gain clarity, and develop effective communication and heal from the hurt in order to unlock transformation and growth.
Just as a soccer team works together, your mind has different parts – some confident, some anxious. IFS helps you understand these parts, their feelings, and why they act the way they do. By getting to know your "team," you can manage emotions better, reduce conflicts within yourself, and make choices that align with your true self. It's like coaching your mind to work harmoniously, leading to more peace and balance in your life.
Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) is like tending to the garden of your emotions. Just as a skilled gardener nurtures plants to bloom, EFT helps you nurture and understand your feelings. It's like examining the soil, providing water, and ensuring sunlight for each emotion to grow. By cultivating a healthy emotional landscape, you can heal attachment insecurities, strengthen your connections, and foster a more secure emotional foundation for your relationships and overall well-being.
Think of EMDR like reorganizing a messy closet. Traumatic experiences and their effects can be like tangled clothes, making it hard to find what you need and affecting how you feel every day. EMDR is like taking each item out, untangling them, and putting them back in an organized way. EMDR helps untangle emotions and experiences, leading to a lighter, more balanced mindset that can positively impact the way you think, feel, and behave today towards yourself, others, and the world around you.