• M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy, The Chicago School Of Professional Psychology, Westwood Campus.
  • M.F.A, The Center for Cartoon Studies, White River Junction, Vermont. 
  • B.F.A., Painting and video art, Mills College, Oakland, California. 

Clinical Training and Experience

  • MFT Intern in private practice, Supervised by Dr.Steven Isaacman,
     established psychoanalyst, LAISPS member and professor.
  • The Maple Counseling Center, MFT Intern.  Beverly Hills, CA. Training in psychodynamic psychotherapy with adults and experience working with adolescents and groups at Beverly Hills High School.
  • Outreach Concern, MFT Intern, Counseled individual adolescents at Notre Dame Academy. 
  • The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, Trainee in Practicum and MFT Intern. 
    Los Angeles Ca.


  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (MFC #77515)
  • Graduate, Infant, Early Child and Parent Psychotherapy (2013-2015) at
    The Los Angeles Institute & Society for Psychoanalytic Studies (LAISPS)
  • Certificate, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, A Pluralistic Approach at
    The Los Angeles Institute & Society for Psychoanalytic Studies (LAISPS)
  • Certificate, Treatment Of Sexual Disorders, State of California, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.




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                       Santa Monica, Ca 90403


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