I graduated from Santa Clara University with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology. I completed my undergraduate degree in English at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and have a PhD in English Literature. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, but spent time after high school in New England, Virginia, and Illinois while attending college and grad. school.

I moved back to the Bay Area in 1995 and taught and counseled Bay Area community college students of all ages while getting my Masters in Counseling Psychology. I have worked for Santa Clara County behavioral health, Home First, Calaveras County behavioral health and served as a clinical director at Cielo House, an eating disorders treatment clinic in San Jose. I have training in DBT, RO-DBT, ACT, and attachment-focused therapy modalities, and has trained with the Affirmative Couch in working with LGBTQ adolescents and adults. I work with clients of all ages, including clients with psychotic disorders, depression and anxiety, eating disorders, postpartum depression, self-harming behaviors, clients on the autism spectrum, and clients going through a divorce and engaging in co-parenting.

License Number: LMFT 50467

Education: Santa Clara University

Ages Treated: 6-12, 13-17, 18+