am a Catholic marriage and family therapist who helps Catholic
individuals, couples, and families in pain to experience deep personal and
relational healing by using the top faith- and evidence-based treatments so
that they can live out their unique vocations to love with ever greater peace,
holiness, and joy.
o Restore peace through
o Resolve various
internal problems like:
* Post-traumatic stress
* Bipolar disorder
o Overcome relational
* Recovering from
various betrayals due to affairs, addiction, or abuse/neglect
co-dependent relationship tendencies
* Making better
* Dealing better with
difficult family members, friends, bosses, or co-workers
o Save their marriages
o Stop unfairly blaming
o Halt violent
o Greatly reduce the
frequency and length of angry shouting matches
o Eradicate contempt for one another
o Rekindle their love for one
o Do heartfelt acts of
love for one another
o Regain control over
their children in a nurturing, yet firm way
o Love their children
in a way that the child can receive it
o Cope with the
disappointing choices of their adult children
o Better balance career
and home life
o Deal with crises
and/or difficult situations
o Regain normal
functioning after crises
o Reconcile after
o Work through family
transitions more smoothly
an emphasis on doing deep inner work with individuals, I also specialize in
rebuilding trust in relationships, improving communication, and eliminating
sexual addictions and/or cheating. EMDR is one method I use to help
reduce the effects of various traumas.
of my credentials are as follows:
Marriage and Family Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapy, Hope International University
Moral Theology from Holy Apostles College, Summa Cum Laude
Business, Management Information Systems, University of Wisconsin Parkside
training from E.M.D.R.I.
Therapy (CBT) Certified from W.G.I.
o Practicum under
William Glasser, M.D.
Therapy training from G.A.T.L.A.
Model Affirmation Therapy
o Education from Fr.
Brian Mullady, O.P.
o 4-yr practicum under
Suzanne Baars, LMFT, Ph.D.
have given lectures on various topics to audiences in Southern California and
appeared as a guest on Catholic talk radio shows. I can be trusted to adhere to
the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.