As a licensed clinical social worker, I’ve had the opportunity to work with some amazing people all around the world. I am an active duty veteran who has worked with children, teens, spouses, GS employees, retirees, and active duty service members. With every client, it's my goal to make it a therapeutic collaboration and discover their strengths. How can I help guide them to where they want to be? I focus on a holistic approach through self-care and increased awareness. Self-care through physical activity, proper nutrition, sleep hygiene, meditation, and incorporating hobbies or passions into daily practice. These are not just skills I teach but are a part of my own self-care. I meditate daily whether it be mindfulness, guided, or progressive muscle relaxation. I work out 5 days a week with the intent of challenging myself and getting those endorphins firing. I am cognizant about nutrition and sleep in order to properly recover. I play guitar, write my own music, and love trying new activities. My self-care is crucial to staying centered and being the best possible provider for my clients.
Let's start working on a better you today. It would be my pleasure to come along side you during this journey.
I specialize in the following therapeutic modalities:
ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)
CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)
- Stress, Anxiety
- Sleeping disorders
- Self esteem
Trauma and abuse , Grief , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue Read more...
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
LCSW #099926463 (Expires: 2021-08-31)
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