Introverts, extroverts, ambiverts, people who don't like labels: everyone is welcome & invited to explore their inner worlds with an air of wisdom and compassion.
This work is full of healing techniques from various wisdom cultures around the world that have helped keep people sane for thousands of years.
To refer to the "unseen" world, I use the word "energy " a lot, and encourage clients to engage with me, question me, suss me out!
Awareness of privilege and target groups is of utmost importance in my work. Let's talk about race and class and gender!
With regards to psychology training, my studies include a range of Western psychological theories as well as alternative therapies.
My Bachelor Degree is in Media Studies, focusing on the effect different media have on society. Understanding our relationship with media is essential in this day and age (especially for teens).
Having traveled abroad and lived in vastly different cultures, I am fortunate to be able to work with people from all walks of life and am respectful of many ways of being on this planet.
Part of my background is in spiritual/meditation communities. It is important to know that there can be abusive relationships in spiritual groups , whether between teachers and students, fellow community members, or directors and teachers.
For therapy to be effective, it is crucial for your therapist to earn your trust. As part of my commitment to that integrity, I go to therapy myself, am regularly working on my own "stuff" and am honored to learn from each client I am fortunate to meet.