Teresa is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Limited Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She received her Master of Arts in Counseling from Wayne State University and post master specializations in Child & Adolescent Counseling and Couples & Family Counseling from Oakland University. In addition she has a medical degree from the National University of Mexico at Mexico City. She has additional training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), the Gottman Model and Imago therapy. She has worked with families for over 25 years in different capacities.
Teresa’s professional interests include family’s issues, depression, anxiety, infidelity, life transitions, parenting, relocation, infertility, perinatal mood disorders, trauma and grief and loss. Teresa has worked with families and individuals in Mexico and in Michigan. Her own experience of relocation required adjustment to a new life that added personal experience to her professional perspective. It helped her better understand life transitions, its struggles and rewards and also highlighted the importance of getting the right support during these critical times.
She is fluent in Spanish and offers therapy in English and in Spanish.
“If you are currently struggling with a circumstance in your own life that is draining your energy and ability to feel hopeful, call me. I support individuals, couples and families by helping them reconnect and heal. My practice is both bilingual and bicultural. My own personal experiences and diverse education help me to be more open to diversity and to change in life.”