Each client presents with unique needs. What are yours?

Here’s a list of some of the specialties I focus on in my practice:

Primary Specialties

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Relationships Issues (LGBTQIA+)

Relationship Issues

Life Changes

Sub-Specialties

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Relationships Issues (LGBTQIA+)

  • Coming out process and sexuality identity development
  • Being comfortable with your sexuality
  • Creating a social support system (i.e. gay-friendly, lesbian-friendly, trans-friendly, etc.)
  • Deciding to get married or start a family    
  • Disenfranchised grief or loss (i.e. Your partner is not recognized by your family or friends.)     
  • Relationship counseling (i.e dating, marriage, or couples therapy)

Relationship Issues

  • Hispanic culture, rituals and relationship themes
  • Exploring and navigating different relationship orientations (i.e. polyamory, open marriage, and kink-friendly relationships)
  • Relationship growth (i.e. defining your relationship, coping with relationship stagnation)
  • Infidelity (i.e. emotional cheating, surviving an affair, etc.)
  • Communication (i.e. conflict resolution, communication skills, etc.)
  • Defining relationship roles and expectations
  • Pre-marital counseling, marriage counseling, fertility challenges

Life Changes

  • Women’s issues (i.e. postpartum depression, exploring motherhood)
  • Depression and anxiety (i.e. coping skills and psychoeducation)
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What is my therapy approach?

I like to approach the therapeutic process as a team process. Throughout our work together, I will share relevant tools along the way and encourage you to learn more on your own. Most of all, I will use humor and a down to earth to connect with you. Autonomy is my ultimate goal for you.

Clinical modalities or treatment approaches I draw from when working with my clients include:

Person-Centered
Solution-Focused
Sociocultural
Humanistic
Expressive arts
Feminist
Existential

Read more about counseling techniques here.