I specialize in working with trauma loss and grief across the development spectrum. I see patients as young as five years old whom I engage in play therapy, adolescents and adults. I also treat depression and anxiety disorders. I see individual couples and families.
I provide services in Spanish. I also see patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds and ethnicities. I have developed some expertise in cross cultural issues.
I am a Registered Play Therapist with the Association for Play Therapy. Play therapy is an effective, clinically proven tool used in counseling with children to help work though problems that are difficult to talk about. Examples of some issues are depression, self-esteem, school issues, anger, and trauma.
I am trained in Child Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) and Filial Family Play Therapy among others. I have presented internationally on Culturally Competent Play Therapy using Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Adlerian Play Therapy, and CCPT.
Provide comprehensive assessment involving psychological and school neuropsycholgical evaluations with school aged clients (3-22 yrs). Counseling services emphasize evidence based cognitive behavior methods.
Over 25 years of professional psychological services in school and residential settings.
I work with adults 18 years of age and older experiencing challenges such as life transitions, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, depression, grief and loss, PTSD and trauma.
I am EFT and EMDR trained and a member of the Association of Comprehensive Energy Psychology and EMDRIA. My efforts involve helping you learn tools you can use on your own to access your wise inner guidance system and increase your problem solving ability.