I graduated from Saint Mary's College of California in 2017 with a Master of Arts in Counseling, with honors. In my studies, I concentrated on marriage and family therapy, gaining invaluable training in working with a diverse population and an emphasis on social justice and multicultural issues. My master's project examined the struggles of and ways to support fathers of prematurely born children. My undergraduate studies took place at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR where I earned a Bachelor of Arts in History (‘08).
In my therapy training, I have been lucky to work across a number of settings and to learn from many mentors along the way. First, in the Walnut Creek School District, I worked for two years as the on-site counselor in an elementary school, providing counseling and crisis interventions for students and families, as well as consultation with teachers and staff. Next, in the Piedmont Unified School District, I worked as a Mental Health Counselor in the Wellness Center, seeing a variety of clients in both the middle and high schools and providing consultation to parents and staff. Finally, I have been given the opportunity to work as a private practice associate for one of my mentors, Leslie Foge.
In each of my training settings, my work has seen me provide support to clients seeking to cope with and grow from a number of issues. From anxiety to trauma, depression to communication issues, anger to adoption, and anything in-between; I am here to provide the support and therapeutic relationship that you need.
Currently, my practice involves supporting children, teens, young adults, and their families, across a wide range of issues, including depression, grief, anxiety, identity, interpersonal relationship stress, or communication issues. I find great fulfillment in supporting clients through developmental transition periods, including the transition to middle school, high school, college, and beyond. Additionally, I run a group for adopted teens, which meets weekly and assists in supporting members’ personal growth, insight, interpersonal relationships, and identity.
I am currently a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (#101291) working towards obtaining 3000 hours of experience and my license. In this work, I am a supervised employee of Leslie Foge, LMFT (MFC#23841).
Fees and Policies
Payment for sessions can be made in cash or check.
Individuals: 50 minutes at $120
Couples and Families: 80 minutes at $165
By agreement, a 24-hour cancellation policy is made between client and therapist. If a session is cancelled less than 24-hours before, the full fee will be applied.
While I do not accept insurance, I am happy to provide you with a statement to be submitted to your insurance company for reimbursement.
-Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (101291)
-Adjunct Faculty, Counseling Department, Kalmanovitz School of Education at Saint Mary’s College of California
-Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
-Member of East Bay Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
-Recipient of the Dean's Award for Outstanding Student, Kalmanovitz School of Education 2017