About My Clients
I support individuals through challenges related to reproductive health, pregnancy, loss, and parenting with compassion and respect. When you're not sure if what you're feeling is normal, or you don't feel like yourself, I provide a space to process and reconnect - to your body, knowledge, community. I often work with folks who are feeling regret or ambivalence about parenting, who have difficulty bonding, and who are experiencing perinatal anxiety, depression, OCD, and trauma.
My Background and Approach
When you encounter challenges, you deserve someone by your side. My approach is nonjudgmental and deeply compassionate. I respect the ways your body, nervous system, narratives, and emotional life have made sense of the world and your place in it. I listen, explore, question, and support you in reconnecting with yourself, your wisdom, and joy. I draw from approaches including psychodynamic and family systems theory and practice, behavioral strategies (CBT, DBT), and mindfulness and EMDR. With specialized, advanced training in perinatal mental health, I provide clinical supervision and conduct trainings for multidisciplinary professionals.
My Personal Beliefs and Interests
I am passionate about destigmatizing perinatal mental health complications and holding space for the ways oppressions - racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, anti-fat bias, ableism among others - and social and cultural parenting pressures affect us. At heart, I am a social worker and strongly believe in the values that are at the foundation of this profession: service, social justice, the dignity and worth of every person, the importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence. I welcome clients with diverse identities with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, religion, immigration status, size and ability. And I strive to do my own work related to my privileges.