I am is a dual licensed psychotherapist with 25 years of experience, 23 of them in Malibu, specializing in work with individuals and couples. My clients are between 15 and 92, and all demographics are welcome.
As a graduate of UC Berkeley, UCLA, Pepperdine and Antioch Universities with Credentials and Master's level degrees in Education and Clinical Psychology, I have a wealth of training and experience which I continue to expand every year. I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, post traumatic stress, OCD, crisis management and couples therapy. I have recently completed post graduate work in career counseling and have a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor license that expands my scope of practice.
When I'm not working I love traveling, being in nature, yoga, painting and reading. I enjoy learning new things, and am currently exploring more deeply the power of mindfulness. I am also six years into a dream project looking more deeply at how our unconscious reveals itself through dreams and synchronicities. I love being with my family and friends and deepening those relationships. It all makes for a richer more satisfying life, and it helps me confront and deal with challenges as they occur. These life experiences also help develop my clinical skills and inform my work with clients.
UC Berkeley - BA Social Sciences
UCLA - Life Credential in Elementary Education
Pepperdine - MA Education and Life Administrative Credential
Antioch University - MA Clinical Psychology
Alliant International University - Post Graduate Work in Career Counseling and Research and Evaluation
Current Continuing Education in Jungian perspecitives, dream work, Imago couples counseling, mindfulness and yoga, treatments for depression and anxiety including psychopharmacology. Post graduate work for obtaining my new license as a Licenced Professional Clinical Counselor.