I specialize individual, couples and group therapy, with an emphasis on a multicultural approach to counseling, and well-being. I maintain a private practice in Charlotte, NC. I am an experienced Mental Health Administrator and Licensed Psychologist with a demonstrated history of working in both the higher education industry and private clinical practice. Strong professional skills in Counseling and Psychotherapy, College Student Mental Health, Behavioral Health Consultation, Multicultural Competency Coaching and Consultation, Public Speaking, Training and Supervision, Working with Adults, Working with Adolescents, and Career Development.
I have over 12 years experience in providing counseling, psychotherapy, and behavioral health consultation in numerous, mental health, educational, and administrative settings. Though a generalist practitioner by training, my areas of expertise are in utilizing psychological interventions while applying culturally appropriate techniques to work with a variety of clients from various cultural backgrounds. I have worked in the areas of college student mental health, clinical administration, cultural competency, diversity and inclusion, and social justice. I am from New York City, NY, however I have called North Carolina my home for the past 12 years. Outside of my clinical practice, I have been a practitioner of the martial arts for over 30 years. My martial arts training is integral to my therapeutic style of being resiliency-based, change-oriented and solution-focused.
I aspire to establish myself as a behavioral health consultant for those in need of counseling and psychological services. I embrace a person-centered, solution-focused philosophy that encourages inclusion, diversity, self-awareness, personal responsibility and accountability, and compassion for others. I am also committed to building strong, collaborative relationships with clients that foster well-being and cultivate a healthy living/learning environment for his clients and the community. I aspire to be a change agent for my community creating a shift in how counseling, psychotherapy, training, and consultation services are provided – and in particular, to communities that are identified as hard-to-reach (i.e.: racial/ethnic minorities, LGBTQIA, low socio-economic status (SES), religious/spiritual minorities, etc.).