About Me

Therapy Specializations

marital and relationship issues, shyness, social anxiety, adult add, adult adhd, stress management, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, grief and loss, self-esteem issues

Other Professional Qualifications

  • Teacher: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Professional Affiliations

  • California State Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
  • California State Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, East Bay Chapter
  • California State Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Silicon Valley Chapter

Education

  • Santa Clara University, 1997, M.A. in Marriage, Family & Child Counseling, Health Sciences emphasis, with highest honors
  • California State University, East Bay, 1980, B.A., Political Science, with honors

Advanced Clinical Training

I continue to grow and learn as a therapist in areas that are of clinical interest to me and of practical value to my clients.  I seek to continually increase my knowledge and skill level by taking courses that cross a broad spectrum of subjects, including:

  • 10 week practicum education and training in ¬†Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Robert Stahl, PhD
  • 7 day intensive MBSR training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli