I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in the State of Hawaii to provideBehavioral Health diagnosis and psychotherapy. I have 40 years of experience in working with people grappling with issues of depression, trauma, serious mental illness, relationship and family of origin issues, grieving, and complicated bereavement.
I work collaboratively with my client to tailor an effective treatment plan from a number of modalities including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and existential
approaches. I offer hypnotherapy and EMDR.
I am warn and empathetic. I look forward to helping you find your best life free from doubts and emotional suffering.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Hypnotherapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
HI LCSW LCSW-3693