About Me:  I am a San Francisco psychotherapist working with adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families in private practice.

Educational Background:

University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology (2003)

California Institute of Integral Studies, Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology (2011)

Professional Background & Additional Training:

Private Psychotherapy Practice (May 2012 – present)

San Francisco Center of Psychoanalysis – Participant in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training program (August 2014 – June 2017)

Psychoanalytic Consultation Group led by Jan Messer, LMFT – Participant (February 2012 – present)

San Francisco Unified School District – psychotherapist for individual students in a middle school (August 2012 – June 2014)

Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) Practitioner – three years intensive training (http://www.traumahealing.com/somatic-experiencing/index.html) (2012 – 2014)

California Reentry Program – volunteer adviser counseling clients at San Quentin State Prison as they prepare for parole (August 2011 – November 2012)

California Institute of Integral Studies– teaching assistant for the Clinical Relationship course (August 2010 – December 2010 & August 2011 – December 2011)

Integral Counseling Center at Pierce Street – two years of clinical training, emphasis on contemporary psychodynamic theory and relational psychotherapy (2010 – 2012)

San Francisco Sex Information, a non-profit organization – volunteer adviser and sex educator (October 2008 – January 2010)