About My Clients
Do feelings of helplessness make it hard to get through the day? Are you struggling to let go of baggage from the past? Do triggers make it hard to manage at home, at work, or in personal relationships? If you find yourself struggling and not living up to your fullest potential, then you may be helped by my approach. I specialize and offer trauma sensitive, multi-cultural and proven methods that can help you become unchained from your past and live to your fullest potential in the present.
My Background and Approach
I am an approved Consultant for a Trauma Informed approach called EMDR and am a certified trainer in MI- helping people change behaviors. I've worked countywide with the County of Santa Barbara Behavioral Wellness Department since 2009 with individuals with co-occurring disorders, PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), Transitional Age Youth and adults with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, drug court involved teens and adults and individuals experiencing crisis. I specialize in culturally sensitive individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults using an eclectic approach, including EMDR, CBT, MI (Motivational Interviewing), TRM and mindfulness techniques. I'm experienced treating a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, physical/sexual abuse, PTSD, self-esteem issues, workplace harassment, and more.