Therapy for Individuals, Couples, & Families
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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas. I've been in private practice for over thirteen years. Prior to private practice, I worked in agencies, including, The Salvation Army, Lifeworks, North Austin Medical Center, Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, Charisse Healthcare, and APD Victim Services. I am a trained practitioner of (EMDR) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), clinical hypnotherapy, and Access Consciousness body processes including Bars and Facelift.
Access Consciousness is energy work and it is used to address an enormous variety of issues and concerns that one encounters in life. I work with women, men, and older adolescents.
I was previously licensed by the state of Texas as an Acupuncture Detoxification practitioner from 2004 until 2021. I did not renew my medical license to provide acupuncture in 2021 as I am only providing virtual services at this time. I do support those who are striving to leave addiction behind. .
I wholeheartedly support the GLBTQ community and offer all my services and experience where it may be beneficial.
I proudly identify as feminist.
I believe that we as humans have the ability of solve our own problems, and that positive regard and quality attention is beneficial in helping people to find solutions that work best for them. That said, there are issues that are well served with psychotherapy. A skillful therapist utilizing various therapeutic models can access complex trauma and other issues in ways that self help cannot. Even skilled therapists are best served by the support of another non judgmental practitioner.
I spend the first session getting to know my client, while striving to put in place practical solutions and instilling hope. I provide concrete information regarding what you can expect from me.
I have known people that I love who have experienced trauma, and/or mental illness and I wanted to develop the skills to be able to provide essential help, support, and facilitate healing. That desire set me on a path to develop the necessary skills and pursuing the necessary education to apply those skills in a variety of settings, from hospital, social service agencies, shelters, and through private practice.