• Individuals with current or previous substance use history
• Discovery identity with teens and adults
• Finding inner meaning to drive motivation and growth
Currently accepting new clients for evening and Saturday appointments
In many ways, the person I am today reflects who I hoped to be when I was in middle school. Though my priorities have changed dramatically, I have only grown stronger in my desire and ability to have empathy for others. As a Mexican-American child of a member of the armed forces, being with people proved to be a constant challenge and an effort I excelled at. I attribute my success to the countless relationships I formed with others throughout my life. In our shared struggles we learned from each other, found new ways of living, and shared our success with the people in our lives. I hope to share my openness to experience, challenge ideas, create new solutions, and be with life’s constant changes. Today, I live that effort and encourage others to join me in doing the same.
Throughout my professional career I have had the privilege to support people in achieving personal goals and overcoming the obstacles that life presents. The education and training I have received in evidence-based counseling modalities informs my approach to developing therapeutic relationships. My professional experiences have given me the opportunity to work alongside adults, adolescents, children, and their families in creating wellness and finding personal success. I have had experience working with individuals facing trauma, depression, overwhelming anxiety, intellectual or developmental disabilities, legal issues, financial struggles, substance abuse, achieving career goals, and a wide variety of personal concerns. I find strength as a counselor in my ability to listen to the people I work with and learn how we can foster positive, meaningful, and lasting change together.
Licensed Professional Counselor – Intern #77051
Supervised by Amanda Esquivel (LPC-Supervisor #68781)
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of Texas at Tyler
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Our Lady of the Lake University