Adrianna (she/her) is a Black, biracial, queer, cis woman committed to co-cultivating affirming therapeutic space with clients. Her practice is grounded in a commitment to social justice and guided by relational and intersectional feminist approaches. She strives to create a therapeutic relationship that centers the expressed unique needs of each client, tailoring therapeutic work to support clients in reaching their goals. She is dedicated to bringing attention to the role that structures of oppression and intersecting identities play in client’s lives and views this as an important element of therapeutic work.
Adrianna utilizes a range of modalities to facilitate coping, growth, and healing. She draws from CBT, DBT and motivational interviewing to support coping skill building and utilizes narrative and psychodynamic approaches to promote empowerment in sharing and re-gaining agency over past experiences. Adrianna is passionate about welcoming historically marginalized individuals into the therapeutic space, and has particular experience working with BIPOC, biracial and LGBTQIA+ clients. She has extensive experience working with clients to address anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief and loss, emotional and physical trauma, identity development, and relationship concerns.
Adrianna received her MSW from the University of Michigan School of Social Work in 2016. She has worked in private practice settings and was a family therapist at Ozone House for three years, where she provided clinical support to diverse populations of young people and their families. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Boston University School of Social Work.