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Lorenzo Hernandez


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Lorenzo Hernandez

Clinical Graduate Intern

Intern Supervisor: Jason Norris

Bio


Meet Lorenzo Hernandez, a dedicated Marriage, Couples, and Family Intern who is passionate about fostering healthy communication, promoting self-growth, and strengthening connections within relationships. Lorenzo brings a unique blend of professional expertise and a compassionate, nonjudgmental approach to his work.
Driven by a profound commitment to helping individuals and couples navigate the complexities of their relationships, Lorenzo places a strong emphasis on validating clients' struggles and hardships. Recognizing that everyone faces challenges, he creates a therapeutic environment that acknowledges and respects each client's unique experiences.
As an intern specializing in marriage and family therapy, Lorenzo understands the intricacies of human connection and the importance of fostering positive and meaningful interactions. He firmly believes that healthy communication is the cornerstone of strong relationships and is dedicated to empowering his clients to develop effective communication strategies.
In his commitment to guiding clients on a journey of personal development within the context of their relationships, Lorenzo helps individuals discover their strengths. He recognizes that, at times, individuals may overlook their own capabilities, and he sees his role as a facilitator in helping clients recognize and embrace their inherent strengths. This strengths-based approach not only builds confidence but also contributes to a deeper understanding of one's abilities within the context of relationships.
Lorenzo's deep well of hope and optimism serves as a guiding force in his work. He approaches therapeutic interactions with a positive mindset, recognizing the transformative potential within each individual and relationship. This positive outlook plays a crucial role in helping clients overcome obstacles and create lasting positive change in their lives.
Central to Lorenzo's therapeutic approach is his nonjudgmental stance. He creates a safe and supportive space for clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences without fear of criticism. Lorenzo believes in the inherent dignity of every individual and strives to foster an environment where clients feel valued, heard, and understood.
Drawing from his own journey of self-growth, Lorenzo believes in the resilience of individuals to overcome and persevere in challenging situations. He understands that personal growth requires time, effort, and the right support system. Lorenzo acknowledges that growth is not linear, and there will be moments of vulnerability and self-questioning. Embracing challenges as invitations to learn, he views the process of change and evolution as a natural part of life. Lorenzo encourages clients to navigate through cycles of emotions, understanding that these moments can feel overwhelming but are essential components of the transformative journey.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Lorenzo is a multifaceted individual with a range of hobbies that reflect his zest for life. A fitness enthusiast, he enjoys activities such as running, cycling, and hiking, finding solace and rejuvenation in the great outdoors. Lorenzo also values the importance of simple pleasures, such as walking and connecting with friends, recognizing the significance of balance and well-roundedness in both his personal and professional life.
In essence, Lorenzo Hernandez is not just an intern; he is a dedicated professional with a genuine passion for helping others build and maintain healthy relationships. His commitment to fostering communication, promoting self-growth, and maintaining a nonjudgmental stance sets the stage for transformative experiences within the therapeutic process. Whether you're an individual seeking personal growth or a couple navigating the complexities of a relationship, Lorenzo is here to guide you on a journey toward positive change and lasting connection. Through a dynamic and adaptable therapeutic approach, Lorenzo integrates validation, strengths-based strategies, and reframing techniques, drawing inspiration from his belief in the transformative power of growth and resilience.

Areas Of Focus


Couples & Families: Relationships, Multicultural, Anxiety, Depression. Solution Focused, CBT

Location


East Vancouver and Telehealth
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