Amal is passionate about issues of social justice, community building, and mental health. Amal is a licensed social work associate and independent clinical therapist (LSWAIC), helping her clients regain confidence in their ability to manage overwhelming emotions and to clarify their dependable strengths. She works in partnership with her clients to assist in their healing and overall emotional and mental health. She is skilled in creating a safe place to talk about what is distressing her clients and the trust needed for personal growth.
She has earned a Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W) and Master of Social Work (M.S.W) with a concentration on community-centered integrative practice. She completed her clinical training at University of Washington’s School of Social Work in 2014.
As a therapist, Amal takes a client-centered approach to mental health and wellbeing. She knows that everyone has a host of strengths and untapped resources, and that these are the key to helping us move through personal challenges. She specializes in the treatment of personal, family, and career challenges. She incorporates tools from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
In her free time, she spends a lot of time with her family, enjoys cooking, and spending time outdoors.