Anastasia Locklin is a bilingual Black and Latinx intuitive holistic licensed marriage and family therapist with over ten years of clinical experience with a passion to aid Women of Color in their healing journey. Anastasia guides her clients to reclaim self-love, joy and heal from low self-esteem struggles, co-dependency, toxic relationships, and inter-generational trauma. Anastasia specializes in treating Women who identify as multicultural and/or highly sensitive.
Anastasia's healing journey consisted of learning to love and connect without surrendering herself completely for other's validation while connecting with her intuition and accepting her highly sensitive personality so that she was able to discern what was in alignment with her soul. Knowing this, Anastasia was able to set herself free of fear of abandonment, rejection and begin speaking her truth.
Anastasia founded Unlock Your Joy Therapeutic and Consulting Services with a mission to aid Womxn of color toward a path of healing, authenticity and purpose despite Mental health and risk factors such as : anxiety, depression, inter-generational trauma, cultural and sexual minority micro-aggressions for the sake of our collective to succeed, connect with our greatest gift of intuition, thrive and celebrate the diversity of our own human experiences and return to a place of unconditional love.
With gratitude, Anastasia has dedicated her life to public service, advocacy, focusing on social activism as a leader for social justice and equality of all of humanity. Her passion for social activism was ignited and affirmed during her studies and involvement in several public service organizations at San Jose State University where earned a dual bachelors degree in African American Studies and Sociology. Within a year of completing her undergraduate degree and being a first generation college graduate, Anastasia acknowledged her desire to continue her education and pursued her dream of earning her Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Francisco.
Anastasia offers an inclusive, holistic, and integrative approach to therapy. Anastasia holds the belief that every individual has the inner strengths to thrive while living in a space of love and joy. She has come to realize in her clinical work, education and personal life that we all have special strengths, different insights and personal meaning and purpose for our lives. Anastasia is empathic,intuitive, down to earth, but also direct as she guides and challenges her clients to pursue the lives they desire and deserve.