Gigi is a licensed mental health counselor, certified addiction professional (CAP), certified sex therapist, SASSI certified as well as Florida Supreme Court certified for family mediation. For the past 15 years Gigi has worked with the dually diagnosed population with trauma specific issues. Gigi specializes in dialectic behavioral therapy (DBT). DBT facilitates interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, reality acceptance, emotional regulation and mindfulness. Through the practice of DBT, clients challenge distorted thinking and reduce impulsivity and emotional pain. By developing mindfulness and awareness they are able to improve the quality of their relationships and lives. Gigi is fluent in both English and Spanish.