I am passionate about social justice and work to continue building my own cultural responsiveness. I consider my practice trauma informed.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, IL
I have worked in residential treatment, foster care and child welfare for more than 15 years supporting clients who have experienced childhood trauma, sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect. I specialize in helping to build self regulation skills and manage triggers.
I have worked in and adjacent to the activist community in Chicago and am familiar with the was that systemic oppression impacts cultures of the global majority. I work to affirm my clients, help to repair their racial stress/traumatic memories and organize their strategies for managing the structural oppression they have and may continue to face and experience.
I have worked for over a decade with clients to partner in helping them to develop their personal growth, move through their life span with intention, and transform their outcomes to ones that bring satisfaction and peace. I am focused on the whole self with or without the support of medication and working to sustain a balanced and healthy sense of mental well being.