If you’re looking for connection, growth and relief from life’s difficulties, you’re in the right place.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Pasadena, CA
Combining a holistic view and knowledge of neuropsychology, I take great care in supporting those who have experienced trauma. I have extensive training in treating trauma and am committed to continuing my professional development in this subject through ongoing trainings and consultation. Confronting the injuries from your past can feel terrifying, but healing is possible and therapy is a good place to begin.
Even the healthiest of couples experience some degree of conflict in their lives. The secret is addressing those issues head-on and not letting your less-than-loving interactions define you or your relationship. By seeking out couples counseling, you can gain insight into your relationship dynamics, grow in both your physical and emotional intimacy, rebuild trust, and repair any lingering emotional wounds or traumas.
I work with couples and individuals who value deep self-exploration and desire growth and healing. We will listen collaboratively to your story, explore the different parts of who you are and what has shaped you, and invite practices to strengthen your capacities, foster new insights, ease painful symptoms, and integrate past experiences.
I am a certified clinical trauma professional. I have extensive training in treating trauma and am committed to continuing my professional development in this subject through ongoing trainings and consultation.
I received training in psychodynamic therapy at Rose City Center during my time as an associate. This is an insight-oriented approach that helps you gain higher levels of self-awareness. Although I incorporate many theoretical approaches with each client I see, my work is rooted in psychodynamic therapy.
I believe that psychotherapy isn't only about exploring the mind, but also exploring other aspects of life including our bodies, relationships, activities, spirituality, and more. My training and own personal experience has taught me that growth and healing is most possible when the WHOLE person is taken into account.
With the IFS model, we will look at all the different parts or aspects of your personality that make up who you are today. We will develop an understanding of your deep internal world, and through self compassion, release the burdens you carry. This model is very powerful in healing childhood trauma.
Whether you are contemplating parenthood, hoping to conceive, just found out you are expecting, or already brought your baby home, I can help you navigate the next phase of your life.