“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”  — Helen Keller

ABOUT ME

Whatever your situation, you do not have to go through this alone. I am devoted to fully understanding and honoring your unique and very personal process.

I believe that my years of personal and professional experience, my education, and my passion for this work all contribute to my ability to help make a difference.

License

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, #LMFT39057

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science (with distinction) in Human Development and Family Studies

Advanced Study in the areas of

  • Accelerated Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) – Level 1 Certificate
  • Professional Program in the Study of Loss and Grief – UC Berkeley Ext. Certificate
  • Child & Adolescent Grief
  • Attachment
  • Trauma
  • Buddhist Psychology & Mindfulness

Professional and Clinical Experience

  • Private Psychotherapy Practice, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Children’s Grief Support Program Coordinator, Hospice of Santa Cruz
  • Private Psychotherapy Practice, Santa Barbara, CA
  • MFT Intern, Community Counseling Center, Santa Barbara, CA

Professional Memberships

  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
  • Santa Cruz CAMFT
  • National Alliance for Grieving Children
  • RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association