About My Clients
My clients are people who have had their life flipped upside down by a diagnosis, injury or disability. The problem is after such a dramatic change, it is difficult to imagine how life is going to get better. This can leave people feeling hopeless and lost. I firmly believe it's possible to live a fulfilling and successful life no matter how dramatic or rare the situation is.
My Background and Approach
Using my degree in Exercise Physiology, I worked for almost a decade providing exercise-based rehab to people living with paralysis, traumatic brain injury, and other neurological diagnoses. During this time, I realized there was a major gap - the mental health component of recovery was not being addressed and was causing my clients to fall short of their goals to get their lives back on track. So, I went back to school and became a therapist for people dealing with health challenges and disabilities just like you.
My Personal Beliefs and Interests
I firmly believe it's possible to live a fulfilling and successful life no matter how dramatic or rare the situation is. My thousands of hands on experience working with the paralysis and traumatic brain injury population showed me that to live a full life does not require you to fit in one box (able-bodied). YOU and your life is so much bigger than just your body (or earth suit, as lovingly call it). I also believe that our able-bodied world does not recognize and support people of all physical and mental diversities as it should. Currently, I am on the board of the Be Perfect Foundation, continuing to raise funds and awareness for people living with disabilities. I also firmly believe that LAFC is the best fútbol club in the MLS, but this will not inhibit my ability to support you if you do not share that same belief.