Ieeia (she/her) earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work form Simmons University in Boston, MA. Ieeia began her career as a Psychiatric Social Worker working with women in the justice system struggling with severe and persistent mental health concerns. She works with individuals struggling with life challenges such as trauma, complex trauma, depression, anxiety, stress and life transitions. She strives to work with the whole person; spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically.
Ieeia understands that each person will experience life challenges in their own unique way, and she hopes to help clients strengthen and learn skills that prepare them to better navigate their journeys.
Ieeia’s work at the Women’s Prison and most recently, the Women’s Center allowed her to use integrative approaches using a variety of therapeutic techniques to develop treatment to meet individual needs. She works with teens, students, and adult populations experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression, mental and emotional distress and persistent mental health concerns.
Ieeia works with clients diverse in religion, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, cultural background and socioeconomic status. She is certified in Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and works with Internal Family Systems (IFS). Ieeia strives to partner with individuals working through challenges, believing they are the experts in their lives and posses needed strength to develop positive coping skills and make healthy life changes.