Bachelors of Arts in Liberal Arts
Masters of Science in Social Work
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Texas License #38512
Board Approved Supervisor
I believe that we all encounter different challenges and stressors throughout the course of our lives. And sometimes those challenges and stressors can be overwhelming and exhausting to tackle solo. I believe that sometimes we aren’t sure what we even need, but are certain that something needs to be different in our life. Regardless of why you are reading this right now, I can be of support.
I believe in the power of relationships. Relationships are central to everything I do in my work. When you are seeking the right fit with a therapist, relationship is important. Is this a person you feel you can connect with, open up to, and be vulnerable with? I believe a powerful connection with a therapist can allow for a safe space to talk through the challenges and stressors of life.
I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from the University of St. Thomas in Houston in 2000. I received my Master of Science in Social Work degree from the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin in 2003. I am a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been a social worker for 16 years.
Prior to joining Colors of Austin Counseling, I have spent the majority of my career working in various local Austin non-profits and health care settings (both inpatient and outpatient). I have experience working with chronic illness and disability, cancer, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, life transitions, professional issues, and relationship issues. I am passionate about supporting those impacted by illnesses – whether that be the identified patient, caregiver or other loved ones. I also find great reward in working with adults, people of color and other helping professionals.
By working with me, my hope is that you experience something positive, genuine, powerful and real. Together we can identify how to navigate life’s challenges and stressors in a way that is meaningful and authentic to you.