Start Feeling Better. Start Being Better.

  • Communicate Effectively
  • Manage Anger
  • Reduce Stress
  • Add Intimacy
  • Dump Depression
  • Build Self-Esteem
  • Overcome ADD/ADHD and other Learning Disabilities
  • Understand Addiction/Recovery/Relapse/Co-Dependency
  • Adjust to Divorce and Move On
  • Become a Positive Parent or Step-Parent
  • Ensure Your Children Know They Are Loved
  • Plan Relocations and Transitions that Work
  • Choose Values, Set Goals, Energize, and Model Productivity
  • Improve Your Decision Making
  • Advance Your Career
  • Be Your Best

Credentials and Certifications

  • California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist performing Individual Psychotherapy and Counseling for Men, Women, Adolescents, Couples and Families 
  • California Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor (CADAC-I) with over 6,000 hours of experience
  • Certified Mediator
  • Master of Science Degree in Psychology

Additional Training and Expertise

  • Trauma and Crisis Counseling
  • Human Resources Management
  • Business Consulting/Negotiation/Coaching
  • Communicating Appropriately in the Workplace

Approach 

  • Interactive, client-specific treatments geared toward delivering satisfying, sustained results.
  • Recurring and single-session options available for individuals, couples, and families. 
  • Daytime/evening, and weekday/weekend appointments available in office or over the phone. 

Techniques

  • Mindfulness meditation, deep relaxation, talk therapy, and eclectic psychodynamic approaches with emphasis on critical thinking applications.
  • Motivational energy work to assist clients in realizing their core power and emerging in command of their own fulfillment plan.
  • Education and treatments targetting the relationships between brain chemistry and behavior.
  • Implementation of client support systems. 
  • Strength building and the development of coping mechanisms are foundational strategies.

Professional Memberships

  • Clinical Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
  • Member of the National Brain Tumor Society