Welcome! I am a licensed clinical psychologist working in San Francisco and Palo Alto to help individuals, couples, and families manage life's challenges and transitions, improve overall happiness, and undo mental and emotional stress. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, and relationship and family issues.

I offer psychotherapy and coaching in an effective and direct,  compassionate manner that helps you learn the skills and habits live according to your goals and values.

Call or Email Now  to schedule an initial  Free 15-minute Telephone Consultation to get to know me and my services

(510) 306-1795


 Individual, Couples,  and Family Psychotherapy

  • Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT)  and Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) and Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Solution-focused supportive therapy that gets you into the action phase towards your goals

I  have experience in:

  • Wilderness therapy and residential treatment
  • Working with families with a relative in treatment
  • Helping technology industry workers manage stress, employment dynamics, and career issue
  • Understanding life's transitions, challenges with anxiety and depression
  • Relationship and communication issues for couples

Coaching and Consulting

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Coaching and Career Counseling
  • Clinical coaching and guidance for parents
  • Setting boundaries and appropriate consequences
  • Adjusting to your child’s return home from wilderness or residential treatment

Telephone and Internet Video Sessions

  • Private internet video coaching sessions
  • Telephone coaching and counseling
  •  Work  on your schedule and in a way that gives you the most support and flexibility and that saves you money and time

Palo Alto Office

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 12 pm-7 pm;  Alternate Wednesdsays 1 pm-6 pm
  • Next available appointments are March 15 for new clients

San Francisco Office

  • Tuesdays and  Fridays 11 am - 8 pm
  • Next available appointments typically within one week


  • In-network provider for most Anthem  Blue Cross of  California plans
  • Out Of Network Insurance -We can submit your bill to your insurance provider as a service to you
    • You will receive any payment from your insurance company directly.
  • Beginning in January  2017, payments required at time of service