About My Clients
I bring a warm, empathic, and genuine energy to the therapy room. If you are seeking an interactive & compassionate environment, contact me for a complimentary consultation. I offer daytime & evening hours. I look forward to discussing your goals for therapy & ways to create a meaningful and fulfilled life.
My Background and Approach
I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Family and Human Development, Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University. My graduate work was completed at California Lutheran University where I completed a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. I incorporate a variety of therapeutic models that are solution focused and evidence-based such as cognitive behavior therapy. My specific model for treatment depends on the needs and goals of the client.
My Personal Beliefs and Interests
The process of finding a therapist is a difficult one & finding the right fit is one of the most important parts of growth and healing in therapy. By taking the time to read about me you have already made the most important step towards improving your life. Through counseling, you will move towards healing and improving the quality of your life. My goal is to help individuals, couples and families suffering from problems of anxiety, depression, marital difficulties, stress, career challenges, loss, relationship issues & trauma. I also have extensive training in child and adolescent development and a great deal of specialized experience working with tweens, teens, and young emerging adults. I implement a range of research-based techniques, specific to your child's developmental phase, in order to ensure therapy will be most effective. We focus on developing autonomy & independence, self esteem & confidence, and working on managing stress, anxiety, depression, and many other emotions.