Valeria is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#84346) in the state of California. She graduated from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) with a Master's degree in Integral Counseling Psychology, and is currently enrolled there in a doctorate program in East-West Psychology. Valeria is a member of CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), and a Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance. Her study and practice of Kashmiri Shaivism (non-dual Hatha Yoga) enlivens her work. Additionally, she is informed by both Ayurvedic natural wisdom and the indigenous healing traditions of the Mexican Mazatec. As a member of the inaugural cohort of CIIS's Certificate in Psychedelic Assisted Therapies and Research, Valeria works primarily in supporting her clients in integrating plant medicine and psychedelic work. She also works with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, as well as individuals facing patterns of disordered eating. Valeria believes strongly in her clients’ innate capacities, desire to know themselves, and will to grow. As a therapist, she holds her work as a cultivation of awareness and freedom for her clients and their lives.