I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy with a focus on life transitions, trauma/crisis therapy, grief recovery and relationship issues. I maintain a private practice in Richardson, Texas.
I am an experienced psychotherapist with a decade of providing clinical services. I assist clients in establishing safety and stabilization so therapeutic healing can begin. Amidst life`s mental health and spiritual crises, clients grow by gaining self-awareness and making well-informed choices. Despite family of origin issues like addiction, mental illness, and dysfunction, clients re-gain footing in life again by learning new insights and skills for living.
I have vast experience working with trauma patients suffering from PTSD including post-traumaitc stress symptoms brought on by combat. I specialize in dissociative disorders caused by a wide spectrum of trauma such as incest, sexual assault, clergy, or ritualistic abuse. I am connected to nationally-recognized trauma hospitals and in-patient facilities. I have assisted with treatment of patients seeking help through the Catholic Archdiocese Victim Services in Los Angeles.
In addition to 20 years experience in violence education and prevention. I have a 15 year career as college faculty in Ethics/Cultural Diversity and Comparative Religions. I have worked with a wide range of clients including those in the LGBTQ community and individuals who are in the process of cultural, psychological, and spiritual life changes. This experience gives me a broader understanding and insight into the lives of my clients and interns who are spiritually and internationally diverse. My psychotherapy practice is one of my life passions, therefore, I strive for a personal, daily practice of awareness in mind, body and spirit.
My interactive, solution-focused, therapeutic approach provides support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I utilize integrative and eclectic methods/techniques to offer a highly personalized approach specific to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help build on strengths to help clients implement change in thier lives.