I use a kind, accepting, and non-judgmental approach. I apply social justice, anti-oppression, and trauma-informed lenses to my practice.
Something to know about my approach is:
I believe that each one of us are the experts of our own experiences. I meet each client with kindness and curiosity, offering unconditional support, and the occasional challenge. I also offer mindfulness-based tools and coping strategies.
Together, we will:
My goal is to walk alongside my clients on their journeys of personal growth and transformation, helping them to recognize their existing and potential strengths, and to cultivate self-compassion and resilience.
I specialize in working with people who:
I have experience working with adults of all ages from diverse and marginalized backgrounds, and have worked primarily with people living with HIV, and the LGBTQ+ community.
I became a therapist because:
I became a social worker because of my interest in social justice. I believe that human connection is a path to healing in a sick society.
More about me and my practice:
I have an eclectic background, and have studied hospitality, geography and Spanish.