Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me. I offer individual and couple therapy in Los Angeles, CA, as well as Hold Me Tight Workshops. I'm also available for speaking engagements. To learn more about my educational background, certifications, professional affiliations, and publications, please see below.


  • B.A. University of California, Los Angeles, CA, Phi Beta Kappa
  • M.A. California State University, Northridge, CA
  • Ph.D. California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Psy. D. Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles


  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY7317), California
  • Certification as a therapist who practices Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Certification as a Discernment Counselor


  • Member, American Psychological Association
  • Member, California Psychological Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Psychological Association
  • Member, Division 39, APA, Psychoanalytic Psychologists
  • Member, Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles
  • Founding Board Member, Los Angeles Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy, 2011-2014
  • EFT Project member: "Caught in The Struggle" released in 2014 for national and international sale by International Center for Excellent in Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • EFT Project member: "Living Love That Lasts" documentary to be released in 2017


See below for a collection of my recent publications: