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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

I have 33 years of experience in providing psychotherapy, counseling, consultation, and training to individuals, couples, and healthcare professionals.
 
I have my graduate degree from the University of Santa Clara in California in Counseling Psychology and have trained extensively with renowned specialists in the areas listed below.  I have been on staff with Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, the University of Washington School of Medicine, and have conducted seminars in universities and hospitals around the world. Over the past ten years, I have created and conduct a Three Day Intensive for anyone who wishes accelerated long-lasting treatment especially designed for all of the specialized areas in my practice.
 
My therapeutic approach is eclectic and collaborative in nature. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client.  My specialty areas include: insight-oriented psychotherapy, personal and professional transitions, EMDR, relationship issues, depression, self-esteem, grief and loss, physical illness and disability, stress management, anxiety, phobias, post-traumatic, stress reaction and conflict resolution. I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist.  Clients experience support, practical feedback, empathy, and insight to help them address life's challenges.

* I have studied, taught and created art throughout my life in extraordinary settings around the world. An Artist Retreat with Anna Rhodes was featured in "O" The Oprah Magazine 

Advanced Training


Advanced training with Francine Shapiro, the founder of EMDR
Training and consultation with David Grand creator of Brain Spottting and Mapping.

Professional Activities and Memberships

American Counseling Association
Emdria: International organization for EMDR specialists

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