Background and Experience
Victoria works with older adolescent and adult individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, interpersonal/relationship issues, OCD, ADHD, grief and loss, trauma/PTSD, LGBTQIA+ related issues, postpartum and motherhood-related issues, transition and change, anger management, stress management and self-care, social justice issues, and low self-confidence. As an Asian American woman, Victoria celebrates diversity and welcome people from all backgrounds. As a counselor, I hope to empower each individual to make personal choices that will allow them to discover confidence, direction, happiness, peace, and healing.
Perhaps one of the hardest decisions in life is to seek help. We all encounter challenges and/or disadvantages at one point in life, and it is easy to feel discouraged and criticize yourself in this process. Although these difficulties can affect you in profound and painful ways, I believe that they are also opportunities to learn about yourself—acknowledge what is not working and find what will work. This journey is quite exhausting for one person, so I aim to become a part of your support system. My role as a therapist is to, first and foremost, create a safe space for your stories to be heard and understood. I will listen to your experiences with compassion, warmth, curiosity, hope, respect, and trust. I believe in genuineness and transparency in the therapeutic relationship. I offer a collaborative and individualized therapeutic process that allows you to accomplish your goals. In other words, my approach to counseling varies based on what is the best fit for each client. I use creative methods to increase self-awareness and self-reflection (e.g. mindfulness, writing, drawing, music, poetry, activities) because I believe each person has a unique medium of expression. Your commitment to change is also monumental in this process because you are the expert on your life. I will be there as a guide to help you uncover your true potential.
Education and Training
Victoria earned her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from the University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, Texas. She received a Master of Science degree in Counseling with a specialty in Clinical Mental Health from Southern Methodist University. She is a National Certified Counselor. She developed clinical experience working with different populations in individual therapy (i.e. children, adolescents, and adults) as well as families and groups through multiple community mental health and outpatient clinics.
Victoria is in the office Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
Session fees range from $65 to $100
License #: 89279
To schedule with Victoria or any of our other therapists, call us today at 469-342-3468!