I am a Board member of the Sacramento Valley Psychological Association and a professional member of the Society for Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, the California Psychological Association, Red Cross Mental Health Disaster Response Team, and Trauma Recovery Network.
My focus is helping you develop your internal resources so you can overcome the challenges you face; inspiring you to live healthier, and experience the blessings of wellness. My small private practice allows me the privilege of working closely with my patients to develop a working relationship that supports growth. Expect a great deal of compassion, humor, and homework, as I believe your ability to integrate skills is key to our therapeutic success.
Services In my work with individuals, I generally use a combination of Cognitive-Behavioral training (CBT), symptom management skills training, and mindfulness-based practices to help you develop an understanding of how your mind and body work together to affect your wellbeing. These approaches help you identify and work with your thoughts, feelings and behavior so that in addition to feeling better, you also learn how to live healthier.
In my work with couples & families,I am Emotionally Focused in Therapy and generally integrate complimentary approaches for behavioral change and communication skills training. I am experienced working with people in recovery from acute and chronic health conditions, as well as those families who are working to improve academic performance and healthy communication.
I welcome physician-referred patients for a wide range of medical conditions, including Anxiety, Depression, Hypertension, IBS, Migraine Cessation, Pain Management, PTSD, and Weight Loss.
My office is located in Folsom and I provide service to individuals and families living in the greater Sacramento area and as far North as Clear Lake and South as Modesto; East of Jackson and West as Saint Helena. Telemedicine services are available to my clients whom are too ill to travel or too far away drive in weekly.
Thank you for your time and attention. I look forward to meeting you in person.
Couples Counseling (EFT)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Areas of Expertise
Areas of Expertise include Behavioral Medicine for:
Treatment of Traumas large and small including Abuse, Bullying, Cancer, Divorce, and PTSD.