I help individuals, couples, families and youth deepen and grow in their relationships to thrive emotionally, physically and mentally. I have specialized and work with anxiety, depression, EMDR, internet addiction, relationships, dream work, body image, mindfulness and improving self-esteem. l design a therapy program to meet your wellness goals.
Clients and I often work on:
– communication and social skills,
– life, job, relationship, family transitions,
– the ability to experience more satisfying connection and intimacy,
– express emotions more skillfully,
– create more joy and positivity in life,
– find meaning and purpose
– ignite inner creative genius
– create more confidence and empowerment,
– feel a positive, secure sense of self.
Together we can create the change you have been looking for. I’m passionate and strive to help clients achieve greater peace, satisfaction, and connection in their relationships and lives.
My approach to psychotherapy is strength-based, person-centered and rooted in depth psychology. While I consider my therapeutic style to be warm, interactive, and empathetic, I am also not afraid to take a stand for you when necessary. I pride myself in my integrity, authenticity, and perseverance; expect to be treated with care, respect, and non-judgment.
I have been additionally trained in EMDR trauma therapy with an attachment focus, am a Registered Yoga Teacher RYT-440, have studied and practice mindfulness, hold a certificate in Social and Organizational Leadership, teach social emotional intelligence learning tools, am a published author and the created of the Virtual Identities Integration Treatment Psychotherapy Model, teach digital responsibility, and have been trained in Acceptance Commitment Therapy with founder Steven Hayes. I currently teach at the junior high, high school, and graduate school level and help facilitate trainings in DreamTending: a way of working with dreams to gain better insights into the unconscious and tap into a deeper source of authentic self, imagination, and creativity.
My office is conveniently located in Santa Barbara, CA.