Ever fascinated by people and their stories, from an early age, it seemed that a career as a therapist chose me.
Having grown up with two ethnic backgrounds (Mexican & American) while living on the border between two countries (Mexico & U.S.A), I have become adept at metaphorically walking between worlds, and I know what it’s like to struggle with cultural identity.
I have a gentle, yet firm approach to therapy, which can sometimes feel like deep work and sometimes like a conversation with a life-long friend.
My approach is compassionate, direct, collaborative and research-based. I integrate Western psychological methods with Eastern and indigenous traditions, along with cutting-edge research on the mind-body connection.
I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a technique that utilizes bilateral stimulation to process difficult memories in a new way.
I also incorporate therapeutic techniques that allow you to:
I see couples / families, adults, & children of all ages.
Call/email me for a free consultation (in person or via phone or secure video chat).