My Approach to Helping
My counseling philosophy is to help guide every person to be their best self. I believe that we all go through struggles in life and it is just about finding the correct support systems to learn to move forward, as relationships are the most important things in life. I tend to focus on one's self-esteem and strengths as guides to dealing with whatever issues come along. I feel that there is always a solution to our problems and with the right mindset, everyone can achieve their goals.
More Info About My Practice
I obtained my Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology after getting my Bachelor's Degree from The University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, where I majored in Psychology and Spanish. I have experience working and volunteering with a variety of different populations- children with severe autism, patients with traumatic brain injury, adolescents doing outpatient therapy wilderness therapy residential therapy, those in the child welfare system, etc.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
Children and adolescents- Academic Underachievement, Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Grief, Learning Disabilities, Life Coaching, Oppositional Defiance, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, Self esteem, Self- harming, Sexual Abuse, Sleep or Insomnia, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Teen Violence, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD, etc.