“Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.”-Brené Brown

Welcome and thank you for visiting my website! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Long Beach, CA.  I work with individuals who have experienced Trauma, suffer from Depression and Anxiety, and are going through difficult life transitions.  I provide a calm, safe and supportive environment where you can heal.  Utilizing EMDR, Solution-Focused, Positive Psychology, Shame Resilience and Mindfulness. I help you to become self-aware, feel empowered and to thrive in your life.


Somatic Experiencing-The Body Remembers

By | May 1st, 2016|

If you haven't heard of Dr. Peter Levine's Somatic Experiencing take a moment to read this post.  If you've tried everything else and are still struggling Somatic Experiencing might be exactly what you need. Past [...]

Five Losing Behaviors That Are Ruining Your Relationship

By | August 31st, 2015|

Young Retro Style Couple Having Relationship Problems Today, I'm going to share with you the five losing behaviors that are ruining your relationship. Let's face it, relationships are complicated. Love just isn't enough [...]

Your Healing Depends On How You Tell Your Story

By | June 1st, 2015|

I believe your healing depends on how you tell your story. We can re-write our stories of struggle and pain from a place of shame and blame or from a place of compassion and love. [...]

Taking Control Of Your Emotions

By | May 18th, 2015|

Taking control of your emotions can help us in living a more positive, fulfilling life. There are three factors that determine what you feel. These factors are your Physiology, Language and Focus. Together, they create [...]

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The Daring Way

I also offer workshops using Brené Brown’s The Daring Way™ method, based on Brown’s work on vulnerability, courage, shame and worthiness. Brené’s 2010 talk, The Power of Vulnerability, is one of the top ten most viewed TED talks in the world, with over 10 million viewers.

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