About Me

I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy and I maintain a private practice in Paso Robles, California. I earned my Master's Degree in Psychology from the prestigious Phillips Graduate Institute specializing in Marriage & Family Therapy. With over eighteen years experience as a psychotherapist I am currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise are working with,  adolescents and their families to regain harmony and balance. Uncovering the roots of depression, anxiety, trauma,,  addiction and dysfunctional relationships that hinder happiness and more fulfilling lives.

I am an interactive Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, who has additionally been trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy. My approach is to provide support, practical feedback as well as psycho education to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate EMDR, Psychodynamic, Solution-Focused as well as Narrative therapy methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and address areas of concern to attain the problem resolutions and personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

California Board of Behavioral Sciences License Number: 52202

Additional Training:

  • Social Skills Training for Elementary Children from California Family Counseling Center, Encino, CA;
  • Counseling Youth in the Juvinelle Justice System, Los Angeles, CA
  • Gottman Institute Couples Therapy Level I
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy, "EFT"

Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists since 2004