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Education

Master’s, Counseling Psychology
The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA (grad October 2017)

  • Some Coursework: Counseling Theories and Techniques, Individual and Family Development, Multicultural Awareness & Sensitivity, Child and Adolescent Counseling, Clinical Assessment & Measures, Couple's Therapy, Group Therapy, Traditional & Post-Modern Family Therapy, Diagnosis and Empirically Supported Treatments, Common Therapeutic Factors,

  • Practicum as a wellness center counselor/trainee with RAMS Inc.


Reiki Level I, Usui Shiki Ryoho


TEFL/TESOL Certificate International TEFL Academy Chicago, IL

  • 180 hours of course work + 10 hours of student teaching practicum teaching English to varied levels of ESL students


Bachelor’s, Social Sciences
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA (grad June 2009)

Study Abroad, Veritas Universidad, San Jose, Costa Rica (Winter 2008). Rangsit University International College, Bangkok, Thailand (Fall  2009)

 

Current Work
 

Creative Entrepreneur, Mixed Media Artist & Wellness Consultant @ Mosaiceye LLC (since June, 2017)

  • An online resource offering affirming mixed media art and psycho-spiritual education

  • Hosting experiences and workshops to play in community, self-reflect, creatively express, learn and heal

  • Writing on themes rooted in mental and emotional health, spirituality and affirmation  (i.e. body wisdom, healthy boundaries in relationship, devotion, self-parenting the inner child, and aversive judgment

  • Artistic fundraising for causes like breast cancer research, activist support, resources to people living with HIV/AIDs, & clean water in schools in India

Fashion Model & Commercial Actor (since 2009)
Represented by 10 MGMT, Chicago | Look Model Agency, San Francisco | NTA, Los Angeles


Tutor @
GirlForward Chicago (since October, 2018)

  • Collaborating with girls ages 14 to 22 years old

  • Tutoring on writing, psychology, philosophy, math and science


Administration Contractor @
The Art Institute (since October 2018)

  • To offer project-based services in the Museum and School


Artist in Residence @
Bodhi Spiritual Center, Chicago (since November 2018)

  • Guiding arts and mindfulness-based activities for youth ages 5 to 12 years old during Sunday service

    Past Work

Wellness Counselor (Trainee)
Richmond Area Multi-Services, Wellness Programs
John O’ Connell High School, San Francisco (August 2016 – May 2017)

  • Assessment and individual counseling with adolescents ages 14-18

  • Collaborated with youth directly facing depression, anxiety, phobia, dysfunctional family dynamics, systemic oppression, immigration and community violence

  • Facilitated workshops with youth and staff for self-soothing and emotion regulation

Administration & Outreach (part-time)
East Bay Behavior Therapy Center – Walnut Creek, CA (January 2016 – August 2016)

  • Managed marketing and outreach to hospitals, schools and doctors’ offices about the practice and its services

  • Blog-writing and editing on empirically-based practices with OCD, Social Phobia, Anxiety, Emotion Regulation and Parenting

  • Orchestrated office admin, including client file audits, signage and mail

EFL Teacher
SENA – Cali, Colombia (February – June 2015)

  • Taught English and comprehension to 19-65 year old Colombian students

  • Focused on improving students’ grammar, listening, writing, speaking and pronunciation skills with culturally-competent lesson plans

  • Cultivated supportive rapport and cultural exchange with and between students

Staffing Operations Manager
Netflix, Inc. – Los Gatos, CA (Apr. 2011 – Oct. 2013)

  • Built, trained, and mentored a team of high-performing coordinators

  • Gathered and presented quarterly staffing metrics and immigration and relocation data

  • Managed various aspects of new hire orientation at headquarters

Immigration & Relocation Specialist –

  • Independent liaison between immigration firm, third party relocation vendors, and Netflix foreign national and relocated employees and their hiring managers

  • Educated managers via presentations/discussions on current immigration processes and best practices

  • Promoted easeful transitions for employees and managers working with the relo/immigration programs

Lead / HR Coordinator
Netflix, Inc. – Los Gatos, CA (Aug. 2009 – Apr. 2011)

  • Managed multiple calendars and travel arrangements for Netflix employees and candidates

  • Innovated efficient and adaptable procedures for scheduling corporate interviews

  • Trained and mentored team of high-functioning coordinators