About me

get to know me

Intersectional feminist, vegan, nature-lover!

Passionate about cacao, and drink regularly 100% pure cacao from the farm of my auntie and her husband in Venezuela. They are both doctors and they also conduct research on the health benefits of cacao. 

my approach

I have a scientific and academic background, so it is so important to me that everything I offer or recommend is evidence-based. My services are gentle, safe, and effective. If you are interested in the scientific basis of the subjects I teach, let me know by email!

I want my services to be as inclusive as possible. All adults of all ages, all genders, all abilities and levels of experience. However, for some people group classes may not be the most suitable option. I offer individual sessions for all my services.

If you have specific health concerns, do discuss them with your health professionals before embarking on classes/workshops/therapies with me. I would also need to have a 1:1 health assessment with you (online, for free). 

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Zoology (Imperial College London, 2003–2006).


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Online Course (Instituto ACT – Psicología clínica y Formación en Terapias Contextuales, 2022)

MSc (Research) Clinical & Health Psychology (Universiteit Leiden, 2018-2020)

Postgraduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies (University of Reading, 2016)

Graduate Diploma Psychology (Oxford Brookes University, 2009 – 2011)

Master of Arts in Philosophy (Birkbeck, University of London, 2006–2007).

Yoga Nidra Teacher Training (Ekhart Yoga Academy, 2022)

Teacher training at Breathing Space (Amsterdam) by Laurent Roure (Yogalaurent, 2022)

Academic background

MY STUDIES

BSc (Hons) ARCS MA PGDip PGCert MSc GMBPsS 

Professional experience

My journey

I have worked and volunteered in many different services (primary care, tertiary care, charity sector). In total, I have worked with hundreds of clients with different presenting problems. 

 2011-2015: I worked in several hospitals in the English National Health Service (NHS). This included a forensic unit and a speech and language therapy department.

2015-2018: I worked with adults with common mental health problems for the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme (IAPT).

Currently I provide 1:1 therapy for stress and insomnia, teach group classes and workshops of yoga nidra and breathwork.

languages

spanish

My mother tongue (my mum is Venezuelan)

finnish

My mother tongue (my dad is Finnish)

english

I studied and worked in England for 15 years

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my values

  • We as human beings are interdependent.
  • We all are capable of changing!
  • There’s no health without mental health.

What matters most are the simple pleasures so abundant that we can all enjoy them... Happiness doesn’t lie in the objects we gather around us. To find it, all we need to do is open our eyes.

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