From struggles with self-harm to problems with eating, I’m here to help adults and adolescents — bringing 10 years of clinical and research experience.
I have particular expertise in the following areas. This is not a comprehensive list of issues, so please contact me if you do not see your issue listed or have additional questions.
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Bulimia Nervosa
- Binge Eating Disorder
- Emotional Eating
- Body Image Problems
- Difficulty forming relationships
- Bipolar Disorder
- Mood Swings
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Avoidant Personality Disorder
- Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Social Anxiety
As a licensed clinical psychologist, I have extensive training and expertise in the tools and techniques that promote change and acceptance for my clients. I have a behavioral/cognitive-behavioral orientation that informs my treatment, and I use approaches that are grounded in research.
Types of Treatment
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Enhanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy (for eating disorders)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, including exposure-based therapies
Prolonged Exposure for PTSD/Trauma
Presentations and consultation
In addition to providing therapy, I am also available to give talks in the community and local schools, as well as to consult with organizations or individual practitioners. Please contact me directly to discuss how I can best meet your needs.
Past presentation topics have included "Introduction to Mindfulness," "Managing Suicide and Self-Harm in the Schools," "Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy," and "Borderline Personality Disorder: Understanding the Diagnosis and Treatment."
I have presented to UW Psychiatry Residents, local school faculty and administrators, and students in the Seattle Piano Institute, and for NAMI Eastside.