I graduated with a BA in Sociology/Anthropology and a Minor in French from the University of Redlands. After working with children and families in Illinois and California, I went back to school and earned my Masters in Social Work from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. I worked as a social worker in Hospice and as a suicide and crisis counselor in Louisiana. I completed a program in the Theory and Practice of Mediation and Theory and Practice of Family Law Mediation. My areas of expertise include assessment, child abuse and neglect, bilingual therapy, family systems, domestic violence, crisis counseling, and suicide prevention. I offer compassionate and insightful therapy for people experiencing a broad range of issues, including LGBTQ+ issues.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
HI LCSW LCSW-4991
UT LCSW 13322972-3501
NM LCSW C-06992