about / credentials


California Board of Behavioral Sciences, LCS 24952


Board Certification

Board Certified Diplomate (BCD), American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work



M.S.W. Clinical Social Work, Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA

B.A., Cum Laude, Sociology & Anthropology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT


Post-graduate Fellowships

Vaden Health Center Counseling & Psychological Services, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY


Specialized Training

Coping with Chaos: Treating Multiple Severe Disorders with DBT (Marsha Linehan, PhD): 2007

The Emotional Brain & Wellbeing; Neurobiology & Mindfulness (Rick Hanson, PhD): 2008

Psychoanalytic Approaches to the Treatment of Eating Disorders (Annually, SFCP)

Core Course, Group Psychotherapy (Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society): 2009

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SFCP): 2011 - 2013

Integrations: Post-Graduate Training Seminar (SFCP): 2013 - 2014

Internal Family Systems: An Introduction & Clinical Demonstration (Richard Schwartz, PhD): 2016


Academic Appointments

Smith College School for Social Work, Adjunct Instructor & Research Advisor (2011-2013)


Honors / Awards

National LGBTI Health Summit, Recipient of Scholarship (2009)

Academy for Eating Disorders, Recipient of Clinician Scholarship (2009)

American Psychoanalytic Association, Invited Speaker/Presenter (2008)

American Psychoanalytic Association, Selected Fellow (2007-2008)

Association for Women in Psychology, Invited Speaker/Presenter (2007)

Stanford University, Counseling and Psychological Services, Selected Fellow (2005-2006)


Memberships / Affiliations

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Member

California Society for Clinical Social Work (CSCSW), Member

The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis (SFCP), Community Member

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), Member

American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA), Member, Former Fellow

The International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP), Member

The Coalition for Clinical Social Work (CCSW), Steering Committee Member

Open Minds, Member