Graduate Degree: Ph.D.
Graduate School:Ohio State University
License:CA PSY 21963
Internship Site: VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Postdoctoral Training Site: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Additional Roles: Affective Disorders group leader, Mindfulness group leader, Group supervisor
Clinical Experiences/Interests: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness, self-compassion, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, procrastination, insomnia, assertiveness, relationship concerns
Approach to Treatment: "I strive to create a supportive therapeutic space for building collaborative relationships with clients and together developing a plan to move them toward their goals and values. My therapeutic approach involves tailoring evidence-based treatments to fit clients' unique individual needs, with a focus on understanding and addressing a client's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Self-compassion, mindfulness, and acceptance are often woven into my clinical work."