trained in Jungian therapy bringing more than 7 years experience in counseling individuals of various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, including children, adolescents and adults.
Strong public speaker
to 06/2017 Hugh Barton, LMFT
Focus of Practice:
Specialty: working with artists of all types, such as directors, composers, chefs, painters, writers, editors, creative entrepreneurs, photographers, decorators, sculptors, architects, designers, and art directors, as well as students and apprentices in these fields.
Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
Developed and implemented treatment plans and modified when needed.
Aided parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
Kept abreast of new and developing information in the mental health field by regularly attending professional conferences and workshops.
to 01/2016 Dr. Steven J. Frank, PhD
Learned the tools and techniques of brief psychodynamic psychotherapy and counseled individuals and couples.
Specialty was spirituality, mood disorders, marital and premarital therapy.
Work was conducted with a diverse West Los Angeles population and focused on a variety of clinical issues, including adoption, anxiety, depression, grief, life transitions, men's issues, personality disorders, self esteem, transgender, women's issues, peer relationships, adolescent issues.
Jung Institute of Los Angeles, Registered Intern #74044 2014 - 2015.
Provided psychotherapy to adolescents, adults, and couples using the tools, theories and practices of Jungian (Analytical) Psychology.
These include working with dreams, active imagination, as well as art and play therapies (including Sandplay).
The therapeutic approach is designed to improve mental health and promote individuation while respecting the unique cultural identity and social values of each client.
M.A: Spiritual Psychology2010University of Santa Monica-
B.S: Communications1983Boston University-
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