I am a compassionate professional counselor with years of experience in working with clients struggling with anxiety and depression.
Associate Professional Counselor in Washington, DC
Supervised by Kelia Murray, LCSW
I am a registered dietitian and certified in Health at Every Size which I incorporate into session to support you in understanding the patterns and habits that have caused you to be uncomfortable in your own body. My work as a dietitian provided insight into learning that body image issues are not just surface level and really impact how a person functions, often showing up as depression, low self-esteem and anxiety.
My work has focused on addressing issues of depression and working with clients to develop a plan to effectively reduce and treat their symptoms. I use mindfulness based skills and exercises in session, demonstrating with clients easy ways to cope with their symptoms.
I include specific mindfulness exercises and practices to show clients how to target and pinpoint specific places in their body where they hold the tension from being anxious, and working on reducing and releasing the anxiety in a safe space without judgment. My work as a dietitian provided insight into learning that body image issues are not just surface level and really impact how a person functions, often showing up as depression, low self-esteem and anxiety.
As a CBT training therapist, I have experiencing in understanding how your thoughts influence and impact your responses/behaviors. I have seen how impactful using CBT with clients has been for improving outcomes and reducing symptoms and have had high rates of treatment success with clients reaching their goals.