My Background

Degrees & License

Marriage and Family Therapist California license MFT #8199

Private practice in Santa Cruz since 1977

MFA University of California at Irvine

MA University of Santa Clara in counseling psychology

BA University of California at Santa Cruz in psychology

California Community College Teaching Credential

California Community College Counseling Credential

Association Memberships

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Santa Cruz chapter of the California Association of Marriage and FamilyTherapists

Monterey Bay Psychology Association

Santa Cruz Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Society

Areas of Interest & Advanced Study

IFS (Internal Family Systems)

Buddhist psychology

Contemporary feminisms

Existential/phenomenological psychotherapy

Mindfulness Stress Reduction


Relational psychoanalysis

Somatic therapies (dance therapy, bioenergetics, QiGong, yoga)

Trauma and Recovery