Meet Our Team
We are a group of dedicated and professional independent clinicians who are able and willing to provide the care you need.
Are you preoccupied with food and weight such that it is difficult to enjoy daily life? Are you uncomfortable in your body? Is your self-worth and mood based on what you eat and the scale? Does your eating feel out of control? If these are your struggles, I can help you.
I have the privilege and experience of providing psychotherapy for a wide range of mental health and addiction issues and have specialized in the treatment of eating disorders since 2005. I guide people in the process of recovery while helping to develop a healthy relationship with food and a healthy body image. By exploring the underlying themes that fuel the eating disorder, regulating emotions and finding alternatives to coping, healing is possible. While I have a specialty in eating disorders, I also work with individuals, couples and families of all ages to improve daily functioning, relationships and quality of life. I genuinely care about the well-being of those who come in to seek help during some of their most difficult times. It is my intention that those I work with will receive professional and compassionate help.
I have Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Communication from the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University, Saint Joseph, Minnesota. I have earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Houston, Houston Texas. I am also a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) and serve as the Certification Chair for the Orange County International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP). I am a member of California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). My therapeutic approaches are both short-term and long-term, depending on your goals and needs. The therapies I utilize include Psychodynamic, Client-Centered, Brief-Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal and Mindfulness-Based therapies.
- Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
- Saturday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- Sunday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM