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Credentials/Professional Affiliations

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State License No. 007988
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers
Member, National Association of Social Workers
Member, Society for Clinical Social Work
Member, Association for Death Education and Counseling
Member, Silver Lake Health and Wellness Association
Vendored Therapist, Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center, L.A., California

Part-time Faculty, Graduate School of Social Work,
California State University, Los Angeles



Individual and Group

Individual, Couples and Family Psychotherapy
Current Groups:
Pathways Beyond Grief-A Support Group for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities. Download the brochure here


Adolescents & Families

Extensive experience both in private practice and agency settings
working with adolescents and families, particularly working with teenagers struggling with high risk behaviors.


Grief & Loss


Certified Bereavement Facilitator, 1999
Certificate of Completion ,The Project on Being with Dying,
Upaya Foundation,1997
Extensive experience leading groups and working with individuals impacted by issues of grief and loss (chronic illness, HIV/AIDS, medical issues).
Pathways Beyond Grief: A Support Group for Parents of Children with Developemental Disabilities. Download the brochure here.


Hypnosis and Guided Imagery

Integration of the practice of hypnotherapy and guided imagery into
clinical practice. Approved by the Board of Behavioral Science
Examiners, 1989.


Substance Abuse

Extensive experience with in-patient, residential and intensive out-patient services. I believe in an individualized treatment approach in working with a wide variety of substance abuse problems.


Eating Disorders


Specialization in treating various eating disorders- specifically Bulimia, Anorexia and Compulsive Overeating. Experience both in in-patient and out-patient care, utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach.


Couples Therapy


Both short term and longer term therapy addressing the various issues/ problems impacting couples.