I am a Washington State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#LF00002475).
I am certified in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) through the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification. I also have advanced training in exposure treatments for anxiety, including Prolonged Exposure for trauma.
I earned a master's degree in Counseling/Psychology from the University of San Francisco and an undergraduate degree in Spanish Literature from Whitman College. I am a former high school teacher and have many years of experience working with youth and families in school, recreational, and therapeutic settings. I have provided therapy services in community mental health agencies and schools in both San Francisco and Seattle. I have also worked as a therapist at the University of Washington.