Hi, I'm Naomi.
Life isn't black and white, but many shades of gray. As a child of immigrants, I recognize that it can be hard to navigate these gray areas when your experiences do not fit neatly into any one box. I provide creative, goal-oriented, and holistic psychotherapy that meets you where you are and helps you move where you want to go. My specialties include working with cultural issues, (especially in Asian/Asian-American families), family conflicts, parenting, trauma processing, and working with people in transitions.
Therapy is a collaborative process between real people. I offer a safe place for you to explore, express, and experiment so that you can be more effective in your own life. We will use creative approaches that address you as a whole person, draws on your strengths, and consider the influences in your life, from community to culture.
I use well-researched evidence-based treatments while acknowledging your unique needs. My main treatment modalities include Art Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, as well as being trained in many others. I have found Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to be very effective in processing past traumas as well.
I am passionate about destigmatizing the subject of mental health and making it more accessible for all. I dream of a healthy, connected community in which people are kind to themselves, each other, and especially children.