I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in Adolescents, Children, Couples, Families and Individuals Psychotherapy. I maintain a private practice in Folsom, CA.
With over 14 years experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist in a wide variety of settings:
Clinic Setting treating adults, children, couples, families (Biological and Foster) individuals and teens
School Based Therapy (elementary, middle and high schools) Individuals, Family Therapy and Social Skills, Anxiety, and Depression Support Groups. I participate in 504 and Individualized Education Plan development, goal setting and oversight.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP's)Both in a large teaching healthcare organization and with
other employer provided programs.
Montessori Autism Program and a Group Practice. I was a case manager who designed treatment plans, provided parent education/support and working with the client/family in the home or school settings.
Private Practice. For the last 14 years I have worked with a broad spectrum of clients with special focus on
Attachment , Trauma/PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Abuse, Chronic Illness, Infertility, Relationships (couple, family).
Additionally, I have over 28 years of experience in the delivery of the highest quality of patient centered healthcare such as advocacy, education, and care delivery systems . I offer my clients a unique perspective to assist them in identifying and seeking out resources both internally/externally as well as skill building.
My approach is collaborative, strength based and solution-focused. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each person to set goals and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Masters of Art Degree in Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco, 2007
Masters of Science Degree in Health Systems Leadership, 1985
Bachelors Degree in Health Care Administration, San Jose State University, 1979
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist #50549
Certified Neuro Linguistic Practitioner
Junior College Teaching Credential #2 1 TIT001- Valid For Life Subject: Health & Physical Care Services and Related Technologies
California Department of Education Non Public Agency Certification 1A-09-19
Professional Activities and Memberships
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
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