I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Washington.
( #: LH00006691)
I completed my Master’s degree in Psychology from Seattle University in
1990 and received my Bachelor’s
degree in Psychology from the University
of Washington in 1983.
Over the past 20 plus years, I have completed hundreds of hours of post graduate training in therapy techniques, theory and ethics. I have thousands of hours of professional experience working with a wide range of client issues from chronic mental illness to mild depression and anxiety as a therapist and a clinical supervisor.
I have come to understand empathy and the desire to listen deeply to others as a gift, a vocation and a privilege.
Most importantly, I have learned a great deal about what truly helps people from many wise and courageous clients who have allowed me to provide guidance and support on their personal healing journey.
I am an enthusiastic supporter of new parents during their transiiton to parenthood. I have advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and I am a Certified Gottman Educator for the Bringing Baby Home Workshop for couples.
I provide seasoned parenting consultations and I am a Reflective Parenting ™ facilitator.
I have a child specialist designation from the State of Washington.
In addition to my paid work as a therapist, I volunteer as a clinical supervisor in a low fee psychotherapy clinic in Seattle.