I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couple, child, and family psychotherapy, offering services in Upland, California.
With many years experience as a licensed clinician helping clients in the areas of depression, anxiety, stress, loneliness, sadness, communication, self-esteem, adoption adjustments, and ADHD. I am a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Some of my areas of experience include gay/lesbian issues, premarital counseling, marriage counseling, relationships, and helping step / blended families.
I am an accepting, interactive, solution-focused therapist. My treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns affecting their lives and relationships. I incorporate a blend of conventional and alternative approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to provide what will be most helpful to each client. With sensitivity and compassion, I work with each client to help them build on their strengths and to identify and achieve thier life goals.
I received my Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from The University of La Verne in 2003 and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of La Verne in 1994.
Throughout my formalized training and 3 year internship, prior to licensure, I enjoyed working with individuals, families, children, and adolescents at a community agency and in a school setting. In addition, I have experience counseling the severely mentally ill and their families at a Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program.
Licensure, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Lic. MFC43973