RN, MA Student
Treatment Issues: Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorders, Personality Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, Schizophrenia Spectrum & Other Psychotic Disorders, Grief & Loss, Relationships, Chronic Illness, LGBTQIA+, and Spiritual/Religious Trauma & Abuse.
Education and Training: I have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University in 2018. I am currently getting a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in British Object Relations Theory from The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. I am currently a practicing Registered Nurse in the state of Washington.
Background and Experience: I have a background in both medical-surgical nursing as well as experience in inpatient, involuntary psychiatric nursing. I currently hold a position as an RN in the Emergency Department. I have worked in acute-care emergency settings as a nurse for over 3 years, both in Chicago, IL, and currently in Seattle at Swedish First Hill ER. Previously, I worked in an involuntary psychiatric hospital in West Seattle, managing psychotropic medications and treatment planning for acute mental health crises requiring stabilization. I have education and training in acute and chronic health conditions from a nursing, and medical perspective as well as an emotional and spiritual one.
Special Interests and Services: I work with adolescents and adults (ages 13+) struggling from emotional and/or relational problems. I use a holistic approach that addresses the biological, psychological, and sociological factors at play in an individual’s life. My approach blends narrative and client-centered models with a psychoanalytic lens, focusing on a connected and safe therapeutic relationship that facilitates greater understanding, awareness, and expression of feelings. I hope to empower my clients to know their own minds—their own emotions and ways of relating, with a sense of compassion, ownership, and delight.
Additional Information: I will offer a sliding scale rate to clients based on income and/or need. I am also open, excited, and equipped to work with BIPOC and queer individuals. All are welcome, come as you are.