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I am licensed by the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia to provide psychotherapy.
Areas of Special Interest   |   Education   |   Training   |   Affiliations

Areas of Special Interest

I offer therapy to individuals, couples, children and adolescents wanting help with:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief & loss
  • Coping with chronic illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, Fibromyalgia & MS
  • Childhood or adult emotional, physical and sexual abuse
  • Disturbances in self-esteem, work and relationships
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Behavioral issues in children and adolescents
  • LGBT-friendly


Education

  • Master's degree in Clinical Social Work, Smith College School for Social Work, Northhampton, MA
  • The Forbush School (severely emotionally disturbed adolescents)
    Sheppard-Pratt Hospital, Towson, MD
  • Center: Post-Traumatic Disorders Program
    Psychiatric Institute of Washington, DC
  • Bachelor of Arts, Mills College, Oakland, CA


Training

  • Gestalt Therapy, Washington Center for Consciousness Studies
    Washington, DC
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
    Child Trauma Institute, Greenfield, MA
  • Advanced Seminars on Psychodynamic and Psychoanalytic Theories and Practice
    Capitol Hill Center, Washington, DC


Affiliations

  • National Association of Social Workers
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • Association for Psychoanalytic Thought
  • International Society for the Study of Dissociation
  • American Psychological Association (Division of Trauma Psychology)
  • Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work
  • International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS-US)
  • Washington Center for Consciousness Studies