I have over 40 years’ experience of working with families, couples, and individuals. I provide play therapy and Gestalt therapy in my work with children and teens. I earned my Masters in Social Work from Smith College School of Social Work in 1972. I have been training in couples therapy with Dr. Wendy Cherry, the co-director of the Couples & Sex Therapy Training Program at UCLA.
For 16 years I provided psychotherapeutic services for Los Angeles School District for children and their families. For I0 years, I worked as the lead clinician and manager of the Long Beach offices of the out-patient mental health clinics for FHP, an HMO. I have been trained in Trauma therapy and in Cognitive Behavioral therapy. I also have worked extensively with those experiencing grief and loss. My professional interests include advances in Attachment Theory and Mindfulness.