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About Me

I have always known I wanted to be a therapist.  My childhood heroes were Phil Donahue and Mr. Rogers.  Phil always had a therapist of some kind on his shows, stepping back, looking at the system, addressing the feelings and deepening the audience’s understanding of the painful dynamics or “new” situations or ideas they were being exposed to.  Mr. Rogers, well can you get a safer haven or a more secure base? He and Mr Rogers were my dream team.


Like most people, it wasn’t a straight line from dream to reality. After I exhausted all the other careers-of-avoidance, I finally admitted my true desire, and became a therapist. Being with people as they are in a live-moment of experience, acting a a guide, working with clients to bring more and more of themselves to life, is my life’s work..

I love my work. Whether I am sitting with a new parent in the depths of post- partum upheaval, a woman suffering through fertility treatments, a therapist seeking consultation, or someone fighting to say afloat amidst their own nameless dread and anxiety, I am right where I want to be.


Education, Training & Professional Affiliations

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), License #45795



MS in Counseling San Francisco State University, San Francisco CA

MS in Human Development, Wheelock College, Boston MA

BA in Psychology, Goucher College, Baltimore MD



AEDP, Level 2 Clinician (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy)

Ann Martin Children’s Center, Piedmont CA

The Talkline Family Support Center, San Francisco CA


Professional Associations

Postpartum Support International

AEDP Institute

Mental Health Practice Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists


Interviews and Presentations


Presenter at Post Partum Stress International Conference, Philadelphia 2017

The Language of Infertility: Understanding the risks of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders with Infertile clients. 



If you would like more information, or would like to schedule a free 15 minute phone consultation, please email me at

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