It is my belief that we must know where and what we have come from, to truly grasp where we are presently, and the impact that it has on where we want to go. It is my goal to assist you on your journey. My treatment approach is an integration of psychodynamic, family systems, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
I hold a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy with an emphasis on African American Family Studies from Pacific Oaks College, and a Bachelors degree in Psychology minoring in Special Education from San Francisco State University.
I have provided individual, child/adolescents, couples, families, and group psychotherapy in healthcare clinics, domestic violence living shelters, and school districts. Working intensively with law enforcement, school staff, and administrators to minimize the criminalization of minority youth and decrease the school and foster-care to prison pipelines.
Each session is intentional and will focus on guiding you to your desired destination, using individual and dyadic strategies.
Areas of expertise include (but are not limited to):
-Adolescent addiction ( Alcohol and drugs, social media, cell phone, etc.)
– Autism Spectrum Disorders
– Behavioral/ Conduct issues ( children/adolescents)
– Childhood trauma
– Child/ adolescent sexual abuse and or exploitation
– Children in foster-care
– LGBTQ + youth
– Parenting/relational issues
– Post abortion
– Spirituality and “church hurt”
– Transracial foster/adoption parenting
– Survivors of Domestic Violence
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