It is an honor and a privilege to work in a profession that I truly love and feel passionate about. Each of my clients allows me to walk with them in their journey of positive change, healing and self-empowerment. Together, we will explore the underlying factors affecting your behavioral and emotional health. I provide a genuine, caring and comfortable counseling environment and treat everyone based on their individual needs.I decided to become a Mental Health Counselor after a family member needed help. I understand the needs of my clients and their families. My goal is to empower individuals and families to overcome personal obstacles. I use various therapeutic approaches, clinically tested and evidenced-based interventions, and experiential techniques.I received my B.S. in Gerontology and my M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Florida Gulf Coast University. I am a duly qualified Spanish/English Interpreter. I worked as a Clinical Director of a local agency until I felt the need to reach people more directly.