*I am a Marriage and Family Therapist. License number 41684.
*I have been working in this
field for over 16 years.
*How am I different from most therapist?
You might be asking yourself? I have worked as a social worker in child protective services and private foster care agencies.
I have also done counseling work in various settings: residential care programs, shelters, schools, county mental health and
have had foster children.
*Currently I am a therapist in private practice.
*A member of the BBSE (California Board of Behavioral Science)
*Written a book State of Sadness
about my experience as a foster mother parenting a special needs child and dealing with the child welfare system. (Published
this Spring 2008)
in various therapuetic approaches to help meet the needs of my patients.
*Worked extensively with families and
children/adolscents but have also worked with individuals and couples through my 16 years of experience.