I am a Licensed Psychologist and Certified EMDR Therapist with more than 15 years of experience providing training and mental health services. My work as a clinician, educator/trainer, writer, and advocate are informed by social justice and cultural awareness and humility. I believe that emotional wellness is influenced by a wide range of internal and contextual, sociocultural factors.

My specialties include:

  • Anxiety and stress
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma, EMDR therapy
  • Significant life changes and transitions
  • Self-esteem, breaking unhelpful patterns of thinking about and relating to oneself
  • Eating disorders, body image, body acceptance
  • Compulsive behaviors, substance abuse, multiple addictions, sobriety, and recovery
  • Codependency and co-addiction
  • Gender identity, transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) communities
  • Sexuality and sexual orientation issues (heterosexual and LGBTQQI)
  • Relationships, dating, and intimacy
  • Diverse sexualities and relationships, polyamory, and BDSM
  • Cultural identity concerns, immigration, and acculturation
  • Creativity, artists, and performers
  • Students, graduate students, and therapists in training