AFTER HAVING SPENT MANY YEARS
sales and marketing, mostly in high tech, I decided to pursue an old dream
and follow a path to become a Marriage and Family Therapist. Returning to grad
school, I obtained a Masters degree in clinical psychology and then continued
on to earn a Doctor of Education in counseling psychology.
In my private practices in Vallejo (Solano County) and San Anselmo (Marin
County), I see adults, couples and children. My focus is on such issues as
grief and loss, anger, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, impulsivity,
parenting and sexuality.
also have a particular interest and specialty in gender identity issues.
If you are
you confused about your gender and are looking for a therapist you won't need
to educate, I have over 10 years experience working with transgender individuals,
devoted to helping people recover from wounds inflicted by the ignorance of
others, supporting them to discover a life that is right for them. I offer
counseling for those transitioning or not, including gender variant children,
adolescents and parents.
My therapy style blends
psychodynamic, relational and cognitive-behavioral approaches built on a foundation
of real life experience and compassion, with a touch of humor thrown in for
I'm a member of the CA Association of Marriage and
Family Therapists and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health
(WPATH). Confidential sessions are available either in person or video
teleconferencing for CA residents.
Send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I CAN BE OF
with the following
Are you ready to heal the wounds of your past?
Is fear or anxiety getting in the way
of enjoying your life?
Do you want to feel more grounded and centered?
Are you bothered
by self-doubt, indecisiveness and low self-esteem?
Is feeling anger or dealing
with the anger of others an issue?
Do you want to create authentic and satisfying
Are you seeking to reclaim spontaneity, joy, and
Do you want to create relationships where truth
can be told?
Do poor boundaries and communication issues
bog you down?
Do you want to learn tools to feel safe to express
Do you want to be able to
accept and appreciate who you are?