I am a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT). I am licensed in Arizona and California. At this time I am providing therapy for Arizona only.
I've been working in the counseling field for about 12 years. I have counseling expertise in the following areas; addiction, trauma, grief and loss, family conflict and relationships. I have worked with Individuals and Families in addiction and alcoholism. I have worked with PTSD and Trauma with Vietnam Veterans. I also have worked with dual diagnosed populations.
The modalities I use are Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Client Centered, Narrative, Mindfulness and Solutions oriented. I also incorporate and use music lyrics and song writing with addiction, trauma and grief clients.
University of Phoenix, MA in Counseling Psychology
California State at Northridge, BA in Psychology
Licensed with Arizona State, BBHE LMFT #15462
Are you having challenges with negative memories or negative thoughts running through your mind, or telling yourself the same story over and over again, therapy can help you re-create a new story, make sense out of those old memories, and create new thoughts to replace the old thoughts. I find it to be an honor to be able to work with clients, so as to help you create a healthier and more balanced life. I look forward to working with you soon!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexuality, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
AZ LMFT LMFT-15462
CA LMFT 103055
Cindy was such a great therapist! She came from a place of love and acceptance and really cared for me and my needs! She was always available to talk when I needed and gave me lots of tools to help me cope and live with trauma from my past and other mental health issues! 100% recommend!!
Written on Feb 16, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, coping with life changes, and adhd
Really great! Would definitely recommend
Written on Jan 30, 2021 after therapy with Cindy for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and adhd
Cindy has seriously helped me through some crap! I can’t wait to see how far I’ve come with more sessions
Written on Jan 14, 2021 after therapy with Cindy for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd