San Francisco and Oakland
I provide psychotherapy to individuals dealing with a variety of concerns. My focus is working with anxiety, PTSD and trauma, relationship difficulties, cultural and race-related stress, creative blocks, and issues specific to the LGBT+ community.
Therapy for Adults
The decision to seek individual therapy often occurs when one is feeling stuck and unable to move forward in one way or another. I offer a safe and judgment free space to work through the deeper dynamics that may be holding you back from a life of more freedom and creativity. I work from a depth oriented approach. This type of therapy not only addresses immediate issues, but strives to foster long term growth through expanding emotional capacities. This process is meaningful for both the client and therapist, with clients often discovering new levels of creativity, awareness, and resilience in times of stress.
Therapy for Adolescents
Adolescents require a unique therapeutic approach. A session with a teenager might include discussing music or working on an art project. Working with adolescents requires both a gentle sensitivity as well as a thick skin, something they themselves are in the midst of developing. I work to build a strong rapport with adolescents while giving them the room they need for self-expression. I incorporate the use of expressive arts with talk therapy, and include parent or family sessions when needed. I have successfully worked with adolescents who are struggling with social anxiety, panic attacks, depression, family conflict, trauma, and issues around sexuality and/or gender.
Group therapy is a unique way to explore how you relate to others in a safe environment. It is a vehicle for discovering what is often referred to in pop-psychology as 'triggers'. Becoming aware of your unique emotional 'triggers' can help you relate to others in more grounded and mature ways. In the space of a facilitated group, participants are encouraged to practice speaking their truth, and receive feedback on the impact of their words and actions. Group work can be challenging at times but also deeply meaningful and fun. Please contact me to discuss current group therapy offerings.
I am currently only offering virtual therapy, but will resume in-person sessions when it is safe to do so.
Feel free to call or email for a free 15-minute phone consultation.
2220 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA