I have over 8 years of experience successfully helping First Responders and their families restore their mental wellbeing. My approach helps people explore their emotions, thoughts, beliefs, and symptoms in a safe therapeutic environment. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, bullying, divorce/separation, adjustment disorders, family conflict, self-esteem, and stress management.
My Background and Approach
I received both my Bachelor’s and Master’s in Social Work from Barry University from 2008-2020. I am a Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker, License number, SW20625. I own Behind the Badge LLC and specialize in helping treat a variety of adult and childhood mental health conditions. My post-graduate experience included extensive clinical work with children, adolescents, adults, and families struggling with diverse mental health conditions in both outpatient and private practice settings. Furthermore, I received my certification from PEPSI as a clinical trauma professional, CCTP. I am passionate about using my knowledge and experiences to help others succeed in their lives. I utilize evidence-based practices such as cbt, trauma-focused, solution-focused techniques, existential-based practices. I also use creative techniques such as art therapy, narrative therapy, and play therapy to help you reach your fullest and truest potential.
My Personal Beliefs and Interests
I am a dedicated mental health professional who has been so fortunate to witness positive change in my client’s lives, and now I would like to help you with your transformation. My goal is to walk alongside you in this journey of self-transformation; together we will discover effective tools to support your emotional growth and restore your happiness. I will collaborate with you in creating and achieving individualized therapeutic goals that fit your unique lifestyle. Lastly, the greatest factor for success is the rapport between the therapist and the client. In light of this, I would like to invite you to schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation anytime. My therapeutic services are available in English & Spanish. Scheduling is convenient with weekend and evening hours available for online or office counseling.