Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Couples [The Gottman Method], Harm Reduction, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based
I am an experienced therapist, working in the SF Bay Area with hundreds of clients on a wide range of issues. I also work with people in transition and who are wanting to understand themselves in a deeper way.
I treat my clients as individuals and together we develop goals for our work together. I value the unique relationship I have with each of my clients. My clients tell me they have felt better by working with me and that they have found me easy to talk to about important topics.
MSW - Social Work, University of California Berkeley
From a young age I have been fascinated with how people cope with the challenges of life. Also, I had strong role-models in the counseling profession.
I am a musician and I play drums. I enjoy being in nature whenever possible.
I walk at least once a day. I also enjoy stand-up comedy. That's two things!
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss. I read it again because I knew there was more to it.
I support environmental organizations when I can.
I recharge by spending time with family, friends, exercising and being outside. I also like to cook, especially for others.
I have a cat named Taxi. My favorite pet story is not about my cat, but a friend's dog who was lost in the Sierras for 8 days but was found safe!
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