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About Me



  •  Ph.D.  Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology
  •  MPW  Masters in Professional Writing, USC

     Honors:  Legacy Award for Distinguished Clinical Service (2020), SB County Psychological Association

Post-Doctoral Work: 

  • Clinical Supervisor at UCSB for the Family Thriving Program, a research program funded by the National Institutes of Health
  • Child Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM)

Affiliation:  Department of Psychiatry, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital: Active Staff

Clinical Focus: helps people transform their energy from stressed-out and depressed to creative, satisfying engagement in work, love and life

Special Interests:

  •   healing childhood wounds
  •   helping women form healthy relationships with their mothers and children
  •   supporting couples in revitalizing their partnerships
  •   boosting artists and others in their creative process