WHEN I’M NOT AT WORK, YOU CAN FIND ME… occupying one of the cities many coffee shops on my eternal search for the best tea lattes in Bellevue
WHEN I WANT TO DE-STRESS, I… lose myself in a book, usually with my cat on my lap, and music in the background
MY FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR IS… fall. I love all things autumnal: apple cider, changing leaves, sweater weather aesthetic, and of course pumpkin spice everything
WHAT LED YOU TO PURSUE A CAREER IN HELPING OTHERS? I aim to be the person I needed when I was younger
WHAT EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERTISE DO YOU BRING TO YOUR ROLE? I have a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy and have specialized with working with the LGBTQIA+ population, especially youth, for the past almost 10 years
WHO/WHAT INSPIRES YOU? Honestly the people I work with. I am in awe of our patients ability to be vulnerable and amazingly resilient.
WHAT IS ONE SMALL THING PEOPLE CAN DO TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES AND INCREASE THEIR HAPPINESS? Resist the pressure to be constantly productive. Embrace moments that bring you happiness, they’re never a ‘waste of time’