I am a licensed Psychotherapist / Marriage and Family Therapist and Art Therapist.

Currently, I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Depth Psychology with Specialization in Somatic Studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute. My research focuses on the lived experience of the body and the imaginal realm in processes of psychological growth and healing.

I have earned a Master of Arts in Depth Psychology with Specialization in Somatic Studies from Pacifica Graduate Institute and a Master of Arts in Marital and Family Therapy with Specialization in Clinical Art Therapy from Loyola Marymount University.

I ground my process on Jungian/depth psychological frame view, creative expressive arts, and somatic/body oriented modalities. I continue engaging with various trainings and certifications some of which include:

  • Analyst Training Program at the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles (Preparatory Stage – Fall 2022).
  • Life/Art Process Professional Training at Tamalpa Institute (Certified in Level I and ongoing training towards Registered Somatic Movement Therapy certification with ISMETA).
  • Jungian Sand Play Program for Clinicians at C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles.
  • Jungian Studies for Clinicians Certificate Program at C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles.
  • Grief Specialist Training at Our House Grief Support Center.
  • Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy (Certified in Levels I, II).
  • Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (with Dr. Sue Johnson).
  • Somatic Experiencing Professional Training at the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute (Certified in Modules Beginning I, II, III).
  • Art-First Trauma Training Response and American Red Cross Child Friendly Spaces Certification.
  • Trauma-Informed Care (TF-CBT Model).
  • Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at Insight LA.
  • Mindful Awareness Practices at UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience.