Education

The New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles
2010-2011
Advanced training in the treatment of eating disorders, addictions and compulsions.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles
Doctor of Psychology, conferred June, 2004
Masters of Arts, Psychology, conferred December, 2001

Occidental College, Los Angeles
Advanced Bachelor of Arts (cum laude), 1996

Professional Experience

Private Practice – (PSY 20455)
September 2005 – Present
Psychodynamic psychotherapy with adolescents, adults and couples treating mood, anxiety, attention, adjustment and personality disorders as well as bereavement, divorce, abuse and neglect.

Individual Psychologist on clinical staff, PCH Treatment Center
September 2013 – Present

Clinical Supervisor, The Maple Counseling Center
2007-2009, 2011 – Present
Provide off-site supervision for master and doctoral level interns in training.

Clinical Director, A Home Within, Los Angeles Chapter
December 2006 – 2008

Co-Facilitator, The Maple Counseling Center
December 2005 to July 2007
The licensed clinician co-facilitating and supervising the Women’s Interpersonal Process Group at The Maple Counseling Center.

Training

The Maple Counseling Center, Pre- and Post-Doctoral Intern
September 2001 – September 2005
Psychodynamic psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults in the clinic setting as well as in Moreno High School, Beverly Hills High School and El Rodeo Elementary School; co-facilitated mixed adolescent psychotherapy group at Moreno High School; co-facilitated Anger Management group with male adolescents at Beverly Hills High School; conducted parenting classes for parents of adolescents as a certified S.T.E.P. instructor; co-facilitated mixed adult interpersonal psychotherapy group; conducted intake interviews for prospective clinic clients and generated assessment reports including DSM-IV(R) Diagnoses.

Psychology Assistant, under Elaine Schulman, Ph.D.
July 2003 – September 2005

The Linden Center, Child Care Counselor and Intake Coordinator
May 1997 – July 1999

Conferences & Presentations

Panelist, “Talking with your middle and high school age child about sex.” Wildwood School, May 6, 2013

Presenter at The 12th Annual Partnership Conference: A New Beginning for Partnerships for Children & Families in Los Angeles County. “Growing Up in Foster Care: The impact of chronic loss.” October 25, 2007