My goal is to help you get back to living life on your terms. My own growth through personal life struggles is what helps me relate.
Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Tustin, CA
Supervised by Maryanne Duan
I have had my own struggles with depression and have navigated through many healing modalities to come out on the other side. My experience has lead me to wanting to help others who are experiencing the same.
People are not quite sure they have PTSD, because they don't feel like they've had a specific traumatic experience. Talking about life experience with people and learning more about their past, we come to realize, most people have experienced some sort of traumatic experience that is affecting them in some way today.
Anxiety comes in a few forms, but in every form of anxiety , they are all associated with an exaggerated perception of threat. People with anxiety discount their ability to cope, and that's where our time together works to get you back on track.
Mutually satisfying relationships with others are necessary for one’s emotional well-being. This type of psychotherapy takes into account social factors, such as race, class, culture, and gender, and examines the power struggles and other issues that develop as a result of these factors, as well as how they relate to the relationships in a person’s life.
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a short-term goal-focused evidence-based therapeutic approach which helps clients change by constructing solutions rather than focusing on problems. In the most basic sense, SFBT is a hope friendly, positive emotion eliciting, future-oriented vehicle for formulating, motivating, achieving, and sustaining desired behavioral change.
Cognitive behavioral therapy focuses on changing the automatic negative thoughts that can contribute to and worsen emotional difficulties, depression, and anxiety. These spontaneous negative thoughts have a detrimental influence on mood.