My primary goal is to provide you a safe space to explore what is and what is not working for you. I don’t presume to know what is best for you, nor do I see any part of you–your gender identity, your sexual orientation, or how you interact with your intimate partner or partners–as something that needs to be fixed.

I am here to help you discover what the deepest part of you holds true while working through whatever troubles seem to be in the way.

I work within an affirming, strengths-based, social justice framework.

I believe in the healing power of laughter and lifelong learning.

EDUCATION

M.A., Transpersonal Counseling Psychology (2015)
John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA

M.Ed., Cross-cultural Teaching (2004)
National University, La Jolla, CA

B.S., Business Administration (2000)
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

LGBTQI-focused Training and Direct Counseling Experience
Pacific Center for Human Growth, Berkeley, CA

Child Therapy Experience
Napa Valley Unified School District, Napa, CA

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