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CAMFT Clinical Member
License Number: MFC38420
Licenses: MFT
Practicing Since: 1991

Professional Personal Statement I like meeting all kinds of people. A Marriage and Family Therapist for 20 years, concerned with people and their relationships, I work well with people of all ages and many different ethnic and religious backgrounds. My experience, professional and nonprofessional, tells me most problems people bring to therapy begin, or can best be solved, in their relationships. With clients, I am human before professional. We’re all in the same boat and sometimes need help rowing or steering. I have expert knowledge you may lack; you're the expert on yourself. We’ll collaborate to identify what you want help with, to set goals, and to achieve them. As partner in people’s efforts to learn and grow, I am optimistic and solution-oriented. Problems I treat include: effects of abuse or neglect; impact and roots of addiction; conflicts with others, and within yourself; power issues; painful emotions; lack of mutual respect or empathy; and poor communication. My great hope is that people grow: not just outgrow their problems, but grow into larger, better lives.

Office Hours: Monday through Friday
9:00am - 9:00pm
Insurance Plans:
  • Blue Cross
  • Call Office for Insurance Accepted
  • MHN
  • Out-of-Network coverage
  • Private Pay
  • Sliding Scale
  • Victims of Crime
Services: Individual, Family, Couple and Group Therapy
Degrees:
  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Marriage, Family and Child Specialization, Santa Clara University, 1994
Certifications:
  • EMDR Level I
Languages:
  • English
Ethnicity:
  • White (Non-Hispanic)
Areas of Emphasis
  • Addictions
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Career Stress and Changes
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Children
  • CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Communication Skills
  • Couples
  • Depression/Clinical Depression
  • Divorce/Dissolution
  • Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
  • Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
  • Families
  • Individual
  • Interracial Couples
  • Issues of Abuse (Abused)
  • Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
  • Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Pre-Marriage Counseling
  • PsychoEducational
  • Relationships
  • Religious/Spiritual Orientation
  • Self Esteem/Personal Growth
  • Single Parents
  • Step/Blended Families
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Victims of Crime
Theoretical Orientation
  • Adlerian
  • Attachment
  • Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
  • Communications
  • Developmental/Depth
  • Eclectic (Many Therapies)
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic/Existential
  • Jungian
  • Object Relations
  • Psychodynamic
Last Updated: 02/15/2013

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