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Professional Summary

My current project was described in the article below in Chronograph Magazine,

July 2020 issue

From Chronograph July 2020

Work Experience

June 2021 to present

Massage Therapist: Menla Retreat & Dewa Spa Phoenicia NY, Hasbrouke House, Stoneridge NY

  • Swedish, Hot stone, Shiatsu, and Thai massage

June 2020 to present

Farmer: Seed Song Farm, Kingston NY

In partnership with Singularity Botanicals, PA

  • Planting and managing a new half-acre medicinal herb farm. in partnership 

  • Growing Ashwagandha, Dandelion, Valerian, Elecampane, and Yarrow. 

  • Coordinated with Singularity Botanicals and Seed Song Farm.

2011- 2019

Massage Therapist: Oasis Day Spa, Manhattan

  • Swedish, Hot stone, Shiatsu and Thai massage


Massage Therapist: Element Natural Healing Arts, Brooklyn

May 2017 – June 2018

Behavioral Assistant: Edni Counseling Services, LLC, NJ

  • Provided short term intensive in-home counseling to youth ages 4 to 19

  • Applied individualized skills and strengthed based approach  

  • Facilitated in positive solution-focused outcomes to individual and family


January 2014 – August 2014

Child Care Specialist: In-Home Service, Brooklyn, NY

  • Cared for a two-year-old girl while parents were at work

  • Facilitated outdoor activities, nap times, and prepared lunch and dinner

  • Read stories twice a day and engaged in educational play


May 2012 – February 2014

Child Care Specialist: In-Home Service, Brooklyn, NY

•    Cared for a four-year-old boy of a single-parent household

•    Worked on listening skills, letter identification, and phonics

•    Engaged in arts and crafts, puzzles, and play

•    Taught how to assist in preparing meals and setting of the table


October 2010 – June 2011                                               

Psychotherapist: Kinder Konsulting and Parents Too, Orlando, FL 


  • Provided in-home and in-school clinical services for children and their families which consisted of non-aggressive communication skills, play therapy, harm reduction, and emotional regulation techniques

  • Coordinated services with other agencies and providers to effectively support clients

  • Completed Treatment Plan Reviews and Discharge Summaries in accordance to HMO’s policy

  • Followed state-mandated abuse and neglect, reporting procedures to Kinder Konsulting & Parents Too, Inc.


March 2010 – July 2010   

Counseling Intern: Maria Droste Services (MDS)

Denver, CO                                              

  • Provided individual therapy to children 4 to 12 years old

  • Taught healthy communication and problem-solving skills

  • Provided educational support and counseled 5th-grade boys concerning bullying

  • Assisted adults in distress to become stabilized, improve relationships, and increase life satisfaction by radical acceptance, emotional regulation, and self-improvement

  • Participated in case conferences and consulted with staff to review client cases and resolve challenging therapeutic problems


August 2009  – March 2010   

Counseling Intern: Catholic Charities: Home-Based Services, Denver, CO                                                       

  • Implemented crisis intervention within the Intensive Home-Based Therapy Services for at-risk children and families

  • Provided solution-focused therapy in the client’s home

  • Decreased risk factors and increase functioning and stability within families incorporating Non-Violent Communication (NVC) skills

  • Met with teachers, psychiatrists, GAL’s, and social workers to better comprehend client’s needs to develop effective treatment plans


March 2008 - June 2008    

Resident Supervisor: Windhorse Community Services,

Boulder, CO                                    

  • Supervised, supported, and maintained a safe living environment for clients

  • Advocated for clients’ privacy and health

  • Met regularly with team and professional development group to discuss clients' health and recommendations

June 2008 - November 2008    

Access Counseling: Shared Parenting Program,

Boulder, CO                                            


  • Observed children ages 5 and up with visiting parent enabling safe interaction

  • Interacted and supported child’s needs while awaiting visiting parent

  • Provided a safe environment for court-ordered parental visitation sessions

  • Assisted supervisor of intakes of parent’s eligibility for program

  • Swedish, Hot stone, Shiatsu and Thai massage

Volunteer Services


Halsey Community Garden, Brooklyn, NY                                                            March 2014 - 2016

Volunteer/Compost Committee

  • Assisted in the building of four raised beds to provide communal produce for the community

  • Promoted self-reliance and was a catalyst for neighborhood and community development

  • Partnered with Saranghina restaurant and led workshop on the process and benefits of composting



Brotherhood Sister Sol, West Harlem, NY                                                              February 2013 - June 2013


  • Mentored a 12 year old male once a week in the after school program

  • Provided a safe space to allow for dialogue regarding certain hardships

  • Presented all aspects of a positive role model in body, speech, and mind.


The Samaritans 24-Hour Crisis Hotline, New York, NY                                                 April 2012 - July 2012


  • Provided emotional support to the depressed, suicidal, and the lonely

  • Exhibited trained critical listening skills to those experiencing a crisis and coping with a tumultuous period in their life.

  • Referred suicidal callers to the emergency room when plan of action and means were imminent




Meditation and Psychotherapy                                                                        September 11-12, 2013

Deepening Mindfulness

Harvard Medical School


The Practice of Psychotherapy                                                                        June 1-2, 2012

Harvard Medical School


Music, hiking, swimming, camping, traveling, gardening, farming, reading, cooking, yoga, meditation., and political engagement,



Certificate In Progress 

NY Botanical Gardens

Horticultural Therapy


Naropa University

MA Contemplative Psychotherapy


Swedish Institute

Massage Therapy


StonyBrook University

BA Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

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