Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, ACSW, EAS-C
Specific areas of interest: couples/marital and family therapy, trauma, abuse, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, self-esteem, ADD/ADHD, Addictions, gay/lesbian, transgender, first responders, caregivers or helping professionals,
, Domestic Violence and career and life coaching.
I have been helping individuals, couples and families for over 30 years. Clients & colleagues describe me as experienced, effective, direct, honest, kind, compassionate, genuine & caring. Strengths are my empathy & ability to connect with others in a therapeutic way as to help facilitate growth, change and movement in their lives & acceptance of self. I use an eclectic approach: cognitive-behavioral, experiential, relational, solution-focused, supportive, trauma informed, and insight-oriented psychotherapy. Expertise working with couples, families & adolescents. An Addiction Specialist and an OASAS-DMV Provider for drug & alcohol evaluations, assessment and treatment. I am also certified by EAPA as a Employee Assistance Specialist-Clinical(EAS-C).