Are you feeling sad? anxious? Issues with your children's behaviors? concentration issues? Stress with your relationships? or just need to vent? Please, take the first step towards a solution and reach out today. I am dedicated to provide you with a comfortable therapeutic environment and with the support for you to overcome your challenges. I believe that with the appropriate guidance and support people can improve their well-being and the quality of their relationships. I love what I do and I I have experience working with diverse populations. I am bilingual in English/Spanish. I am licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist and I enjoy working with people and assisting them find alternative ways to live a happy and satisfying life.
EMDR Trained. Experience assisting individuals, couples, children and families making transitions and finding solutions to personal and relationship issues. Adolescents and children with behavioral/conduct problems as well as individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma and adjustment issues. Experienced with Latino as well as Caucasian populations.
I will provide you with the tools to self-reflect, to learn more about yoursef and to build on your strengths. I am committed to YOUR WELL-BEING and to help you find new skills to manage, to overcome challenges and to make decisions that lead to positive feelings and more fulfilling relationships.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CA LMFT 50989
Yanina is so understanding and methodical with her therapy. I wouldn't be where I am today without her. Thank you so much Yanina. I really can't say that enough.
Written on Oct 26, 2019 after therapy with Yanina for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Yanina is a tremendous counselor and I absolutely LOVE working with her! She is very kind, patient and professional. She has helped me work through a particularly difficult situation and I've seen great results from working with her! I highly recommend Yanina :)
Written on Sep 20, 2019 after therapy with Yanina for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching
I’m really enjoying and having a lovely time with my counselor. I already feel like I’m getting work done.
Written on Jun 23, 2019 after therapy with Yanina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Yanina has been wonderful directing me through some difficult situations and transitions.
I am grateful for her support and for keeping me on track and focused on solutions. I have learned strong life strategies to be able to use in the future when I may be in stressful or difficult situations.
I appreciate the Better Help site it is convenient but still am able to connect and have developed a strong counselor, patient relationship.
Written on Apr 04, 2019 after therapy with Yanina for 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and parenting issues
Yanina is a great listener and gives very helpful advice.
Written on Jul 06, 2018 after therapy with Yanina for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, parenting, and anger
I was assigned to be with Yanina through therapy about half a year ago. Yanina continues to help me explore new goals to give me the sight to enjoy a healthier lifestyle.
Written on Jun 12, 2018 after therapy with Yanina for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, self esteem, and career