I’m a bilingual (English/Spanish) Marriage and Family Therapist with three years of experience treating cultural diversity issues.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Berkeley, CA
Anxiety is a frequent flyer nowadays. People is asked to multitask in a fraction of time. We need to learn new traditions at a pace that is not usual to us. If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. People is experiencing anxiety when their usual patterns of behavior are being shaken. To find our own rhythm in this high speed trend is our goal. We help to find ways to relieve some of the tension.
Adolescents have the existencial duty to define themselves. Finding an identity, a role in life is not easy. Adolescents struggle with independence, style, education and many more. Finding someone to identify that voice inside of you, could be relieving. Feeling misunderstood could be stressful and could lead you to many uncertain places. Finding someone who you can rely on, could be inspiring.
If you are experiencing sadness for a recent breakup, for a sudden death, for witnessing violence, you could be experiencing Adjustment Disorder. There are many changes in our behavior that you could not explain in other way. I offer you the space to talk and reflect about your new symptoms.
I'm non judgmental and culturally humble. I don't make any attribution in advance. I'm open to listen without bias.
Art therapy means that you can express yourself in a graphic manner. Many times we say more with images than words. Even when we leave something in blank we are saying something that words cannot say. I encourage people to engage in some form of art because art let the unconscious to show up, in ways that talk therapy can't.
Compassion can make wonders with self esteem issues, depression, anxiety. Self acceptance is one of the first things that we need to do to start the change that we want. Commitment with your healing is the thing that keeps you engage in improving.