Education & Training

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

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

  • 250-hour 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)

Study Abroad, Rangsit University International College, Bangkok, Thailand
(Fall  2009)


Work Experience

Creative Entrepreneur, Mixed Media Artist & Space Creator, mosaiceye

  • 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 Talent
Represented by 10 MGMT, Chicago | Look Model Agency, San Francisco | NTA, Los Angeles

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

  • Worked with presenting issues of anger management, depression, anxiety, phobias, dysfunctional family dynamics, systemic oppression, immigration and community violence

  • Facilitated workshops with teens 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

  • Organized blog-writing and editing on empirically-based practices for OCD, Social Phobia, 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 immigration processes and best practices
  • Managed relocation program for new employees to for reasonable and seamless transitions
  • Analyze budgeted vs. actual figures and enhanced accuracy of cost estimates

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

Sr. Experience Coordinator (part-time)
LivingSocial Adventures – San Francisco, CA (Jan. 2011 – Feb. 2013)

  • Engaged customer satisfaction while managing logistical details of various social events

  • Contributed feedback and creative alternatives to improving LSA's events and customer experience