Professional Experience and Trainings


Education

New York University, Masters of Social Work, New York City

May 2011


Tufts University Bachelor of Arts, Sociology,Somerville, MA

May 2009



Social Work Experience


Yale University and Connecticut Mental Health Center, Outpatient Hispanic Clinic

Psychotherapist, Spanish speaking, adult, individual long term treatment, interdisciplinary team.

July 2014- June 2015


Lutheran Social Services of New England, Girls Adoption Group

Spring 2015, Fall 2012, Spring 2011


Morrison Child & Families

Outpatient bilingual child and family therapist, Portland, Oregon

2011-2012


Raphael House Domestic Violence Advocate Training

60 hours, Portland, OR

Feb 2012


Roberto Clemente Family Guidance Center

Social Work Intern, NY

Outpatient mental health: intakes, assessments, treatment plans and short term psychotherapy

Sept 2010-April 2011


Manhattan District Attorneys Office

Witness Aid Services, Counseling Unit, NYC, NY

Short and long term individual therapy with victims of crime, mostly women in domestic violence.

Jan-Aug 2010


Casa Myrna Vasquez Domestic Violence Shelter

60 hours of advocate training. Boston, MA

Fall 2008



Yoga Training


600 hr training program in progress Vermont

Jan- 2015


Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga

40 hr Training Kripalu, Massachusetts

April 2015


International Association of Yoga Therapists

Symposium on Yoga Research, Kripalu, MA

Sept. 2014


Veterans Yoga Project

Training on yoga therapy for post traumatic stress. CT

2014


yogaHOPE Trauma Informed Mind Body Program

Boston, Massachusetts

July 2013


Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. Medellin, Colombia

July 2012


Street Yoga

Training on bringing yoga to underserved populations. Portland, OR

Feb 20-22 2012



Yoga Teaching


Connecticut Mental Health Center

Hispanic Clinic

Connecticut Weekly, Spanish language, trauma sensitive Interoceptive yoga class for clients & self care class for staff.

2014-2015


PoliZhumbira Yoga Studio, Ciudad Movil Cultural Center

Cartagena, Colombia

Fall 2013


Pachamama’s Daughters

Yoga For Healing. Gulu, Uganda

Established and taught yoga program as intervention for PTSD Trauma Recovery, for 4 groups of women

March-June 2013


Mandala House Yoga For Health and Healing

Community yoga classes Uganda

Jan-March 2013


108 Monkeys

Solar Youth Project School, Taught self care yoga, New Haven, CT

Fall 2012



International Experience


Studied various styles of yoga asanas, anatomy, philosophy

Spring 2014


Thailand

Studied Massage: Thaivedic Bodywork, Introduction to Thai massage

Feb-March 2014


Yoga for Trauma Treatment

Gulu, Uganda

Jan-June 2013


South America

Traveled Buenos Aires, Rio de Janiero, Quito, Bogotá

Conducted interviews on gender-based violence to learn about the social and political context for women.

April-July 2012


Futures For Kids

Keeping girls in rural communities enrolled in school. Tamale, Ghana

Summer 2011


Swami Dayananda Ashram

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. Medellin, Colombia

July 2012


Pachamama Spiritual Community

New Delhi, India

Fall 2009


Asha For Health and Community Development

Cartagena, Colombia

Taught English and health education in slums, helped with health surveys on Tuberculosis and STDs.

Summer 2008



Skills


Bilingual in Spanish

200 hr Certified Yoga Teacher, TEFL Certified

Domestic Violence Advocate



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