I believe in creating a therapeutic relationship is the most important part of the client’s therapeutic journey. I say journey because my role is to understand clients’ worldviews and experiences through their perceived lens; while creating a space that allows clients to take the lead in their own stories. This practice encourages the client’s ability to process, explore, and develop effective solutions. I view the therapeutic process as a collaboration that facilitates compassion and unconditional positive regard. I work through a trauma-informed lens with adults, adolescents, and young adults experiencing emotional and behavioral difficulties to assist clients in the development of coping skills to address life stressors. I believe in an empathic approach that empowers and motivates clients for self-discovery. I am a graduate of Chicago State University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s in clinical mental health counseling. I have experience working with many areas of mental health. These areas are anxiety depression, self-esteem, grief, trauma, and others. The therapeutic framework I use is Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) approach, to explore and process thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, while also working on emotional regulation and mindfulness skills.