I pride myself on being a compassionate and client-centered counselor who specializes in trauma and healing-focused therapy.
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor in Venice, CA
Supervised by Anais Plasketes, LMFT
In a world often driven by a relentless pursuit of happiness, it is crucial to recognize that depression is not an anomaly but an everyday part of life. Rather than pathologizing it, we have the opportunity to view depression through a different lens—one that fosters understanding, acceptance, and growth.
Rather than viewing PTSD as a mere pathology, we can choose to see it as a natural response to overwhelming experiences—an everyday part of the human journey. By reframing PTSD in a non-pathologizing way, we embrace the resilience and strength that emerges from adversity.
Adolescence is a transformative phase filled with a unique set of challenges and complexities. Rather than perceiving adolescent issues as mere problems to be solved, we can recognize this period as a formative time in a person's life—a crucial stepping stone towards self-discovery and growth.
Trauma therapy offers a path to healing by empowering individuals to confront and overcome their traumatic experiences. With compassion and evidence-based techniques, this therapeutic approach fosters resilience, helping survivors reclaim their lives and rediscover their inner strength.
Humanistic therapy celebrates the inherent worth and potential of each individual. By emphasizing self-awareness, personal responsibility, and a nurturing therapeutic relationship, this approach encourages clients to embrace their authenticity, cultivate personal growth, and find meaning and fulfillment in their lives.
Family systems therapy recognizes that individuals are deeply interconnected within their family units. By exploring the dynamics and patterns that shape relationships, this approach seeks to foster understanding, promote effective communication, and create a harmonious environment where each family member can thrive and flourish.