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Do you desire a life of internal authenticity, space and freedom, but don’t know where to start? Have you hoped to engage in sustainable work to go inward, but just haven’t found the place to do so? Are you ready to make space for all of YOU and unload the pain you’ve been tucking away for so long? Are you tired of feeling stuck? And most importantly, are you ready to sit in the discomfort of change?


Hi, my name is Giovanna (she/her). I’m a Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), and owner of Ola Sol Therapy, PLLC. I’ve been in the field of social work since 2015 and have spent the last 4 years as a Mental Health Professional. I am a first-generation Chicana and a local to the Seattle Area. I am an English speaking therapist. Although I am proud of my Mexican heritage, there’s also the reality that parts of me have been severed from my culture, and this includes my native tongue.

Therapy Specialities

Grief and Loss

Challenges with Self-Worth
Growing up with Negative Self-Talk|Societal Pressures|Childhood Trauma|Oppression| Perfectionism|Depression

First-Gen Experiences
Expectations|Stunted Search for Self|Understanding your Assimilation|Internalized Racism-Sexism-Oppression| Connecting to Home|Burn Out-Compassion Fatigue

Life Transitions
Success Guilt|Uncovering your Many Selves|Stepping out of the Cycle of Rumination| Harnessing Motivation| Defining Self-Fulfillment

People Pleasing/Co-Dependency
Setting Boundaries| Learning what “I” want and desire|Child-Teen Self Work|Strengthen Your Voice|Reconnect with your body|Individualize Self to Promote Interdependence

Identify Creative Barriers|Cultivate Hope|Strengthen Relationship with Nature-Spirituality

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If you answered yes to all or most of these questions above. You may be able to benefit from therapy services at Ola Sol Therapy. Please keep in mind, Giovanna prioritizes working with BIPOC individuals and creates space where biases and power dynamics are ongoingly addressed. Giovanna is a therapist who utilizes intuition, lived experience, and clinical skills to provide an individualized treatment experience.

If you believe we can be a good fit for one another in your journey to healing and would like to explore the possibility of working together you can schedule a consultation now

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What to expect

. Engage in individual talk therapy by means of a decolonial and relational approach-one that encourages authenticity, intimacy and laughter

. Explore your life story (i.e. childhood, race, gender, generational events, systematic trauma, citizenship status, etc.) through verbal or written outlets

. Engage in mindful and somatic moments in session to strengthen your relationship with your emotional body and assist in the processing of emotions

. Build up your ‘tool box’ of coping skills to support yourself outside of therapy and during times of distress

. Collaborate on treatment goals and be involved in your care

Therapeutic Specialties

Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT)

Trauma Informed Relational Therapy

Social Justice Oriented Practice (Decolonial-Anti-Opressive, Feminist, Anti-Black Racism, etc.)

Utilizes Trauma Informed Somatic Practices to Aid in the Processing of Emotions


I do not specialize in working with issues surrounding sexual trauma, bipolar disorder, OCD, or psychosis.

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy


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