Clinical Experience

I am a licensed Marital and Family Therapist and a Board Certified Art Therapist. I have a Master’s Degree in Clinical Art Therapy from Loyola Marymount University and an undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of Michigan.

As a graduate of Loyola Marymount’s Clinical Art Therapy program, I was honored with the Helen S. Landgarden Scholar Award for my academic and clinical work.

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Couples and Sex Therapy
  • Certified Grief Specialist and Bereavement Facilitator

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Community mental health for adults and adolescents
  • Out-patient and in-patient psychiatric hospital settings
  • Trauma, eating disorders, sexual addition, military, PTSD, developmental disorders, MR and spectrum disorders
  • Intensive Addiction and Recovery Program
  • School settings
  • Non-public treatment center for children aged 5 – 21
  • Spectrum disorders, Developmental disorders, Trauma, Foster care
  • Grief process groups
  • Afterschool psychotherapy programs
  • Anger Management groups
  • Support groups for grief and loss

CLINICAL ART THERAPY SERVICES

  • Art therapy process groups at an intensive out-patient addiction treatment and recovery center.
  • Art Therapist in-patient and out-patient psychiatric facilities
  • Individual Art Psychotherapy

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • SoCalATA – Southern California Art Therapy Association – President Elect 2014
  • AATA – American Art Therapy Association
  • AACAST – American Association of Couples and Sex Therapists
  • CAMFT – California Association of Marital and Family Therapists
  • WAAT – Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment
  • Westside Threshold Choir – Founding Member