Rosa is a Bilingual Clinical Psychotherapist trained in and has a particular passion for Dance & Movement Therapy. Rosa is also passionate and mastered level trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy. She is a seasoned clinician with strong meditation practice. Rosa has a unique way of connecting with her clients and works with adults individually.
We invite you to get to know Rosa in her own words….
What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years?
I have learned that defining a vision is the first step to achieving one’s heart’s desires.
What is your favorite part about Esteem?
My favorite part is creating a virtual space where my clients can feel safe and comfortable from the comfort of their desired location. On a personal note, it allows me to practice what I preach regarding the importance of self-care, work-life balance, and remaining active in my continuing education.
Tell me how you first got involved in Social Work . . .
Having faced my mental health challenges growing up, I chose to become a social worker because I wanted to use those experiences to make a difference in the lives of others.
What do you like most about your job?
I connect with my clients by witnessing how they take hold of the steering wheel and drive their lives in their desired direction.
How would you describe your therapeutic style?
Client-Centered, integrative, and proactive.
What do you feel makes you unique as a therapist?
My ability to connect with others, extensive experience, and deep belief in our ability to rewrite our story.
What might someone be surprised to know about you?
I was a salsa dancer in my teens and performed at various venues with my dance team. One of my favorite performances was on our trip to India where we presented a very special Salsa number.
Motto or personal mantra?
My happy place is the present moment.
What would you tell someone considering seeking counseling for the first time?
You are brave.
If you were an animal, what would you be? And why?
I would be a monkey. Easy-going and playful.