Welcome

I offer online therapy, allowing the option of doing therapy from the comfort of your home or office, minimizing commuting and scheduling difficulties.  Finding the right therapist that you connect with and feel confident can help you is the biggest predictor of success. Contact me for a free consultation to see if we might be a good fit to work together.

  • About Me

I've been in private practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (CA License #38399 Verification) since 2001. I received my Bachelor’s in Human Development from U.C. Davis and my Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller School of Psychology. 

 

For years, I worked in a variety of therapy settings – from family service agencies dealing with crisis situations to placing children in foster homes – and ultimately came to realize that my strongest passion and greatest strengths surfaced when working with individuals to get to the root of their problems so they can heal, have more joy, and create strong and healthy relationships.  My greatest professional privilege is to guide and support people towards living whole and rewarding lives.

How I Work

I view our work together as collaborative. We’ll discuss all treatment options and I’ll offer recommendations, but ultimately the decisions are yours.  Most of my work incorporates a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Psychodynamic, and Attachment repair work.  I collaborate with you on your therapy needs and customize my style based on what would be effective for you.  I recognize that my therapy style may not be the right fit for everyone, so I always explore this early in our sessions to make sure that you feel I am the right therapist for you. A good client-therapist relationship is a key component of successful therapy; that’s why it’s important to choose a therapist with whom you have good rapport.

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