Welcome! I work with adults who are seeking to better understand their emotions, build insight into their thought patterns, and create better relationships and quality of life for themselves. I have worked in many different communities over the last 20 years specializing in LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and newcomer/immigrant populations. I have a particular interest in working with multiracial individuals around racial identity development, expression, and pride.
Clinically, I work from relational, trauma-informed, and systems approaches, keeping in mind the many dimensions of wellness such as social support, physical health, and connection to self, to name just a few. I believe we are shaped by both our environment and internal wiring and view therapy as an avenue to better understand the confluence of these, as well as a support in pursuing one’s hopes, dreams, and personal potential. I have been told I come across as present, collaborative, and real in how I show up as a therapist.
I identify as a queer cis woman of biracial descent. When not in the therapy office, you will find me outside at one of our amazing parks with my dog, or perhaps on a quest to find the best cappuccino in town.
Areas of Expertise
- Racial Identity Development
- Acculturation/Immigrant Issues
- Young Adult Identity Exploration
- Family of Origin Work
- Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Exploration
- Young Adults and Adults
- BIPOC with specialty in bi/multiracial identified people
- College/University Students