Progress is a process and I am committed to assist you on your journey of growth and understanding. I am an empathetic mental health professional committed to advocacy and the development of individuals by providing resources in both personal and community based settings. Bases of primary theoretical orientation: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to maximize your full potential and to help you commit to action that improves your life. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy incorporating coping skills to address a presenting problem. Relational approach to understand how external and internal factors affect multiple systems.My experience working with adolescent teens comes from a therapeutic and academic background as a teacher. My background in immigration provides a perspective that may aid clients struggling with assimilation.I provide services to people who are often stigmatized, such as polyamorous and non-monogamous populations. I have experience working with the LGBTQIA population and other minority groups, which has influenced my eclectic approach. I believe in building solid foundations that open dialogue in a non-judgmental setting.