Welcome! You are not alone. Healing is possible.
Unable to sleep at night? Suffering from flashbacks, nightmares, or interpersonal difficulties?
Do you ever feel as though you're watching your life from an altered state?
Constantly feeling "on-guard" and watchful of your surroundings?
Is addiction negatively impacting your life and the livelihood of those around you?
Are you ready to align with your authentic self and pursue your purpose in life?
Are you realizing you need assistance in solving the core problems in your life?
It you answered yes to any of these questions then you're in the right place.
LCSW, CAP, CCTP
I am committed to providing the best available treatment. Your quality of care is my focus. Any client can be sure they are beginning a relationship of support, guidance, and confidentiality. I am committed to you and your journey to sustainable positive mental health.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Addiction Professional, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I received my Master's degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University, where I graduated with top honors. I have extensive experience in working with trauma and PTSD, developmental immaturity, addiction/compulsive behaviors, anxiety/depressive disorders, extreme grief, self-harm, mood disorders, relationship issues, parenting/co-parenting, family dynamics, and personal growth/life transitional challenges. I work with children and adults, ages 8 and older. I see individuals, couples, and families.
I am passionate about helping people heal from physical and physiological distress related to trauma. I facilitate Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) to help my clients heal from emotional pain, specifically regarding negative life experiences. I am trained in DBT skill implementation and incorperate mindfulness and interpersonal techniques, distress tolerance, and emotion regulation in my work with clients.
As a Certified Addiction Professional, I have extensive experience in providing drug and alcohol evaluations for people in need of reinstating their driver's license, returning to work, or for appropiate treatment referral's. I have worked directly with Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN), providing individual and group counseling to nurses who have self-reported to Florida's Board of Nursing or who diverted narcotics. I have been published by Florida's Nursing Association two times for my work with nurses in IPN.
I am competent in the use of interpersonal therapy, (EMDR), cognitive-behavioral, dialectal behavioral, and strengths-based techniques. I am passionate about providing quality mental health services so you feel comfortable to heal, improve, and change what you can through psychotherapy. I hope to assist you in reaching your highest potential and help you create the life that you believe is worth living for.