About Me

My aspiration and passion has been to serve as a Life Coach and behavioral therapist in the greater New York area. I received my B.A. from Clark University in Psychology and a minor in Ancient Civilizations and Philosophy.  I received a Master’s degree in Clinical and Developmental Psychology from Columbia University, and spent seventeen years working in the field of Mental and Behavioral Health.  This included nine years as a Clinical Supervisor and Administrator at an outpatient medical and mental health clinic in Manhattan, serving Developmentally Disabled individuals and their families.   As my life evolved and I became a mother, I shifted my skills to the area of law to accommodate my family life.  For the past 15 years, I applied my clinical skills as a therapist to the legal field serving as a consultant to help legal teams prepare for depositions and develop legal strategies to aid in witness preparation in litigated matters.  After I had my son, I found that being a parent was the toughest job I had so far. So I ventured out to seek and gain as much wisdom to the many questions I had of who I was and how to connect to my child.  It was only after taking years of additional parent training and course work with Dr. Shefali that I decided to become a Certified Conscious Coach Practitioner from the Conscious Coaching InstituteTM. I have the privilege of being a coaching ambassador and trainer for the Conscious Coaching InstituteTM  for the past two years.   

I knew that one day I would come back to the world of mental health and working with families and individuals, as this has always been my passion and purpose. My current practice focuses on Mindfulness and Consciousness and the advocacy and teachings of Conscious ParentingTM.   

The GOAL of a Conscious Parent is to raise one's own self in order to honor the spirit of their unique child. The focus is to give the child the space to JUST BE, while mindfully enforcing boundaries and limits. The broad spectrum of the individual child is to be resilient, authentic, reflective, flexible, and self-driven.

Coaching may address issues related to

  • Parenting 
  • Depression
  • Anxiety and Phobias
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Life Transitions
  • Difficulties with Self-Esteem
  • Eating Issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Professional/Career Issues
  • College/Graduate School Issues
  • Medical and Health Concerns
  • Pain Management 
  • Stress Management
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Grief, Loss, or Bereavement
  • Interfaith marriage​
  • Culture Integration
  • Clients/Families with Special Needs
     
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