Graduate from the University of San Diego with an M.A. in Counseling, Specializing in Clinical Mental Health, class of 2015. B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Sociology, class of 2009 from the University of California, San Diego.
Certifications in World Class Marriage, World Class Healthy Relationships, 24/7 Dad, and Anger Management. Certified Domestic Violence Counselor, and trained in Crisis Intervention. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) #5300
I have worked professionally with at-risk youth and underserved populations since 2009. I have also provided services to Veterans, those experiencing homelessness, foster youth, trauma survivors, those with substance use and co-occurring disorders, couples, new parents, and have worked with IEP's as well as provided in-home services and group facilitation. I have been published and presented on topics related to healthy relationships, parenting and mental health services in schools within the juvenile justice system.
I am also currently a Clinician for the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT), providing on-scene assessments that are generated by 911 calls.