Associate Marriage & Family Therapist
Evelyn is a bilingual (English/Spanish) therapist who enjoys working with children, teens and adults. She is a big advocate for her clients and strongly feels that everyone has a right to feel loved, safe, and heard.
Her experience has allowed her the opportunity to work with individuals struggling with PTSD, anxiety, depression, mood disorders and trauma,. She primarily uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to assist clients in understanding how their thoughts can affect their behaviors and utilizing coping skills to assist with changing thought patterns.
Evelyn has worked with families of many different cultures and enjoys assisting individuals with understanding how family values and norms can affect you as an adult. She spent a significant amount of her childhood in Guatemala, which allowed her the opportunity to learn about the Latino Culture. This experience also provided her with a more significant understanding of the challenges that one faces when adapting to a new culture, environment and/or surrounding. She strongly feels that culture plays a big part in a person’s life and can be an important factor in attaining a healthy life balance.
Training & Specialities:
CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
TF-CBT (Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
Seeking Safety Treatment (evidence-based treatment that treats co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder and substance abuse)
Trauma Informed Care
Certified Domestic Violence Counselor