Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Clinical Professional Counselor Intern, and Doctoral student for Clinical Psychology.
Counselor in Las Vegas, NV
For Addiction counseling, I primary use Motivational Interviewing in my individual sessions. This treatment orientation enhances motivation while being direct and client centered.
Anxiety has been on the rise as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fear is generated with the instability many people have been faced with and the fear of getting sick. Anxiety related symptoms have only gotten worse with quarantine and not getting the social interaction we are used to.
I am a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and have used modalities such as Motivational Interviewing in individual sessions. This modality focuses on enhancing motivation to stay sober while being direct and client centered.
At my core, I am an existential therapist. I derive meaning into our sessions and help my clients develop a higher purpose in their life. At times, I have used existential modalities with creative expressions such as painting or using another artistic outlet.
I have Part 1 and 2 EMDR trained and utilized this treatment orientation for individual who have experience trauma, depressive symptoms, anxiety symptoms, and somatic issues.
Anxiety has been increased drastically with the COVID-19 pandemic. Many individuals have experienced fear in relation to stability in life or even fear that they will get sick. This anxiety is exacerbated by quarantine and not having the social interaction that we are used to.
I specialize in many areas of addiction, including behavioral addictions such as sexual impulses. I work with both individuals and couples with sex-related issues. I have also worked with couples who have are in a non-monogamy relationship.
I have an extensive trauma background, including PTSD and other trauma related disorders. I am EMDR Part 1 and 2 trained and utilize this modality when appropriate. I have worked with individuals who have a past associated with sexual trauma, abuse, neglect, and exposure to violence.