Hello and thanks for stopping by my profile. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the State of Washington and am passionate about the emotional and spiritual well-being of individuals and communities. I care deeply about what brought you to seek support along your healing journey and look forward to learning more about how we might work together.
Through compassion and respect, I partner with individuals to navigate life’s challenges and work towards their health and wellness goals. I support clients in identifying their innate strengths and in calling on these inner resources as stressors arise. Using a person-centered, social justice approach, I strive to create a healing space where you are welcome to bring your whole self and are better able to engage in a process of radical growth. Despite the stressors and traumas of our past and present, despite the historical injustices and social inequities that impact our daily lives, healing is possible.
The obstacles we face in life are often heavy and at times out of our control; however, personal practices that help us return to our true selves can provide relief from stressors, illuminate a positive path forward, and offer liberation from stress and pressures. In addition to individual therapy, this may include activities that promote a mind-body connection, such meditation, yoga, and other healing practices that may stem from your cultural lineage.
Message me to talk more about how I might support you in reaching your personal health and wellness goals. I look forward to holding space with you at this important time in your life.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Trauma and abuse
Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , Attachment Issues , Blended Family Issues , Body Image , Divorce and Separation , Emptiness , Family Problems , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , HIV / AIDS , Immigration Issues , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Mood Disorders , Multicultural Concerns , Narcissism , Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships , Posttraumatic Stress , Self-Harm , Self-Love , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Sexual Dysfunction , Sexuality , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Somatization , Women's Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy
LICSW #LW61032449 (Expires: 2021-01-31)
Wow! I have had great experince so far with Rita. I feel completely cofortable talking with her. She is extreamly perceptive, quick, and intelligent. She has already rendered me speechless which is difficult to do. I have already gained so much from just two sessions. I am really greatful that she shares her wisdom. I am pleased.
Rita is very client-focused. She engages without assuming or dictating how the session should go. She allows ample space for me to process any emotions or thoughts that I am having around our work together. She has also offered to incorporate guided meditation in to our services and I am wholly excited to learn this method of grounding and centering so I can use it in my everyday life!
Rita listens very well and has a calm demeanor that makes me feel calm when talking to her. She responds in a timely manner and also takes the time to answer back in lengthy responses. We have only had a few sessions, but I feel very comfortable with her.