Edgardo Medina, MA
Legal Name: EDGARDO RAFAEL MEDINA COLON
Associate Associate Clinical Social Worker #78263
Supervised by Tiffany Ann Dzioba, PsyD, LMFT #51595
I believe that with the right readiness, support, practices, and a clear life purpose any human can tap into their own inner wisdom and self-healing. The alignment of mind, body, and heart is needed for this inner wisdom and self-healing to emerge. We all know when balance is missing, and we all mostly believe we can regain balance because resilience is innate. The question becomes how?
Mindfulness and somatic practices develop the muscles that create balance. Alongside deep reflection about feelings, choices and actions, these muscles produce more positive thoughts, emotions, and self-confidence. Hopeful humans always see more possibility, better options, and cause for determination. Healing is empowerment, the recapture of dignify and honoring each other’s humanness while appreciating our cultural richness.
I have been successful at supporting others down this path of self-compassion for several years. I believe our social narratives and relationships impact this journey – especially gender, sexual, and racial inequities. I use a strength-based approach to coaching that is MCBT, anchored in the words of Jon Kabat Zinn: “As long as you are breathing, there is more right with you than there is wrong, no matter how ill or how hopeless you may feel.” It will be an honor to support and bear witness to the healing that will occur in your life journey.
Edgardo holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work and is a Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The services provided by Edgardo are supervised by Tiffany Ann Dzioba, PsyD, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #51595.
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