I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a doctorate in Applied Clinical Psychology. Specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, I work extensively with crisis management, dometic violence, addiction, personality disorders and serious, chronic mental disorders. She maintains a private practice in Long Beach and the South Bay, CA.
With over 16 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, I have helped many individuals and family work through issues that include traumatic events to simple family dissension. I have worked with people experiencing debilitating crisis, helping them to access their own resilience and self efficacy, and establishing agency in their own lives.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist,I have presented at National conferences to share on forgiveness and to general audiences speaking on the topics of addiction recovery, suicide prevention, and domestic violence.
I am an interactive, psychodynamic therapist that uses an eclectic variety of interventions ranging from EMDR to Gestalt to cognitive behavior therapy to solution focused. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.