I have been working as a psychotherapist since 1999, and currently have a private practice in Costa Mesa. I have a sincere desire to help people cope with and overcome their hardships, achieve satisfying, harmonious relationships and personal growth.
My work experience includes Clinical Director at a domestic violence shelter, 7 years at a County-contracted children's clinic, 2 of which involved clinical supervision, working in an outpatient hospital program, a homeless shelter, and a juvenile diversion program. I have taught anger management, parenting, and self-esteem classes. My expertise includes communication, anger management, emotional regulation, depression, abuse, and divorce. My specialty is couples, marital issues, and blended families. I feel very fortunate to have the privilege of working in a career where I can give of myself to others. I have been told that I have an inborn gift to reach out and connect with people, which has been invaluable in achieving successful outcomes with my clients.