I have professional training/degree in psychology - BS-MS (1999); I have worked as a life coach and psychotherapist since 1996 in South America, as a mental health specialist in California, Arizona and Nevada since January 2002. My most recent degree is a MA in Integral-Transpersonal psychology from John F. Kennedy University. I have worked as a hypnotherapist in my private practice since 1996 and I was also trained and certified as a hypnotherapist in CA in 2003.

My Expert Service

When mutual trust and respect are absent, the very core of a relationship is undermined so the possibility for healthy sharing, source of happiness and tranquility turn into a fake one, where sadness, frustration and resulting anger overwhelm us taking away every meaning and hope we build around the very special person we have feelings for. During these very challenging moments, codependency issues, attachment to dreams and expectations, fears of abandonment and rejection, lack of approval and acceptance, guilt and self-sabotage become more evident as personal and relational barriers, perpetuating patterns of denial or criticism, creating victims and abusers, where we feel used, abused or neglected, disoriented and unable to face reality and cope it in assertive ways. My approach is focused on promoting your insight about why you think, feel and react the way you do, to support you to take advantage of your own skills and potential and to guide you on taking care of your emotional needs and wounds that are not allowing you to mindfully and gently take good care of your life and your relationships with others. I do take into account exploring and working on the issues affecting your mood and functioning, and facilitating the learning of personal tools that would allow you to ventilate, understand and process feelings, as well as to promote concrete changes in your life. You could expect to receive sincere, ethical, assertive and emphatic support even in those moments when denial and avoidance are your worst enemies. I will challenge your ego and promote the awakening and nurture of your real self. If you are serious about you self-development and relationships, and the need to cope and learn from frustration and betrayal from your daily relationships, I would like to offer my support to work with you on this challenging, painful but relieving and fulfilling endeavor.

Experience & Qualifications

My professional experience was gained working at outpatient mental health clinics, non-profit agencies, inpatient clinics/hospitals, schools, institutes, through my private practice, as well as through workshops, coaching, parenting and self-development groups. I did extensive research in hypnotherapy since the beginning of the 90s. and gained personal and professional experience around multiple and very diverse cultural and social realities through my work experiences in USA, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and Europe.