I'm an Intuitive Afro-Latinx psychotherapist, healer and energy worker excited to support you in your journey to lasting transformation and embodiment of your true Self.
I was born and raised in Colombia and have been living in New York for 20 years. Being a healer has been a wonderful gift. After 15 years, it is still an honor and a joy to witness the growth and transformation in the people I have the privilege to work with.
“The curious paradox is when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. What I am is enough if I would only be it openly.” This quote from Carl Rogers is at the core of my work as a psychotherapist and healer. I believe that the path to healing begins with the experience of being truly seen and celebrated for all of your identities and parts that make up the whole of you. My journey of healing has been filled with beautiful and also painful, yet powerful experiences. All of it made it possible for me to see and celebrate who I am.
Meditation and other mindfulness practices helped me re-connect with my Higher Self and the Light within. And as I focused on my spiritual opening, it became clear that I was being called to expand my intuitive gifts and integrate them into my work as a therapist. Thus, through training on energy work and intuitive healing, I learned how to ground and clear my energy and how to develop a foundational structure that can hold a high energetic vibration. This does not mean that I am joyful and peaceful every moment of my life. It means that when something is triggered in me, I am able to move the energy through me and bring my vibration back to balance. It gives me joy to help others do the same.
A Holistic Approach to Healing
I have formal training in contemporary psychodynamic and humanistic psychotherapy as well as attachment theory and trauma-informed care with a social justice lens. In addition, I bring a Transpersonal/Spiritual approach to psychotherapy and healing as I believe that we are all essentially Divine beings of Light living a human experience. In the psychotherapy frame, my modality and techniques are also informed by concepts from Internal Family Systems (IFS), mindfulness therapy and energy work. I offer an affirming and collaborative space for exploration of Self and connecting to your Divine Light so that you can move beyond the unloving narratives that get in the way of embodying your true Self and curating the life that you envision.
I also offer Transpersonal Development and Coaching. The term transpersonal refers to going beyond the personal into the spiritual and trascendent aspects of the human experience for a greater expansion of conciousness and increased empowerment to curate your reality. This service is beneficial for those seeking integration of mind, body and spirit and a deeper connection to the Universe and the Divine within.
Maya Angelou used to say, "We delight in the beauty of a butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty." I believe that your true Self wants to become the butterfly and that my purpose is to accompany and assist you in your caterpillar’s journey, however that looks for you. So, I congratulate you on this step of your journey and I look forward to meeting you!