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I am a Carlsbad based California and Colorado Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is passionate about empowering others to find their inner peace and self-worth. I describe my therapeutic style as warm, grounding, and compassionate. I practice a holistic, body-centered approach to therapy using energy psychology, transpersonal psychology and somatic methods.

In my psychotherapy practice, my goal is to support you through relationship and attachment challenges, trauma / post-traumatic stress, grief and loss, and life transitions. My aim is to guide you go deeper inside yourself so that you can get to know all the parts of yourself, their fears, and what they truly need and want. Often, this is by going towards the parts that have been hurt in the past. My focus is on helping you love and accept all parts of yourself.

“When you can love all your parts, you can love all people.” - Dick Schwartz, PhD

I offer in-person sessions in Carlsbad Village and Telehealth sessions to residents of California and Colorado. I currently work with teens and adults and am in network with Optum/United Healthcare and Aetna insurance programs.

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  • Emotional Freedom Techniques 

  • Inner Counselor Process

  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy 

  • Internal Family Systems Informed

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

  • Compassion Focused Therapy

  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Sand Tray

  • Yoga & Reiki


  • EFT Tapping is a method of energy psychology. It is considered a gentle method of reducing or eliminating, emotional and physical distress by stimulating relaxation of the body’s autonomic response system.

  • ​It has been a successfully researched therapeutic technique in trauma recovery.


  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 

  • Complex Trauma

  • Grief / Loss

  • Relationship Issues 

  • Adjustment / Life Transitions

  • Personal Growth / Identity

  • Anxiety / Panic 

  • Depression

  • Foster Care / Adoption Issues

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"True power is living the realization that you are your own healer, hero, and leader."

- Yung Pueblo 

Many of the challenges we face as adults stem from learned behaviors and limiting beliefs we pick up on in childhood. I believe that loving yourself first is the cornerstone in building healthy and happy communities that thrive. I am a strong advocate for those in the LGBTQ+ community and tremendously believe in affirming care. I believe that we can revolutionize the traditional approaches to therapy by looking at the systems an individual is a part of and valuing an individual's culture and background. Let me support you in using your voice by providing an empathetic, non-judgmental, and reflective listening ear.



Committing to therapy and choosing the right therapist to share your story with is a big deal. Book a 15-minute no-cost, no-obligation consultation to see if we might be a good fit to work together for individual psychotherapy, yoga, or Reiki.

Please note that your privacy is important to me. Do not include confidential/private information regarding your health condition in this form.

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