I am a born and raised New Yorker I grew up in Locust Valley, Long Island currently living in Chelsea, Manhattan. My parents are both Guatemalan coming to this Country with nothing but the hope of creating better lives for their families. I am a first generation along with my sister who lives in New Zealand with her beautiful family.
I graduated from Hofstra University with a B.A in Psychology and went on to volunteer for 2 years in the South Bronx at Saint Dominic’s as a Play Therapist. I also worked with mental health workers in Dobbs Ferry at St. Christopher’s, investigating foster care homes. I received my Life Coaching Master’s Certification at New York University in 2006. I have been a Life Coach for over a decade.
I am a survivor of Acute Anxiety / Panic Disorder, as the author of Instabook @afaceofanxiety which is an autobiography of living life with anxiety disorder; how I was able to accept and be able to live a very fulfilled and positive life. My passion project Instabook will be available for purchase in April 2017 on Amazon in hard copy as well as a kindle version.
Founder of 3GS : Gifts and Goals for Guatemala a non for profit Charity helping children in rural areas of Guatemala.