Healing is more than just fixing what's not working; it's about living an engaged life that feels meaningful and purposeful for you.
Psychologist in Gainesville, FL
Prior to my career as a counselor, I practiced as a Licensed Massage Therapist in the state of Florida for 7 years. Since beginning my career in counseling I have received training and supervision in a range of somatic-based therapies and have consistently brought awareness of the body into my work with clients.
Prior to my career as a counselor, I practiced as a Licensed Massage Therapist in the state of Florida for 7 years. With that background
I completed levels 1 and 2 EMDR trainings through the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program and completed all of the required instructional and consultation hours to become a qualified EMDR therapist. I have been integrating EMDR into my work with clients for the past 3 years.
I have received formal training and supervision in ACT, and have been practicing using ACT throughout my career. Additionally, I have a strong background in mindfulness, both personally and professionally. I have had a personal practice for over a decade, including formal trainings and retreats. I have integrated ACT and mindfulness into individual and group therapy, conducted trainings on ACT, and have also conducted research around the use of mindfulness and compassion in therapy.