I am a psychotherapist working in community mental health and private practice. Since 2014, I’ve worked with adults, children, couples, and families to support people with emotional awareness and personal growth. Before that, for 11 years, I worked in art and education. I am a painter and facilitate workshops on painting as a tool for relaxation. I have an MA in Expressive Arts Therapy from California Institute of Integral Studies. I’m trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and somatic therapy in addition to psychodynamic and attachment based approaches.
Connection is key.
My approach to therapy is nonjudgemental, relational, and creative. I draw on psychodynamic and attachment theory, somatics, and art in therapy to support people with identifying their vision for emotional wellness as well as what obstructs them in their movement towards balance. Exploring patterns of relationship throughout your life can offer insight into how you connect and what prevents you from deepening connection.