Individual psychotherapy

Before our first session, I will send you an email with information about how to log into your personal client portal, where you will find consent, credit card authorization and intake forms for you complete prior to meeting.  During our initial session, we explore what brings you to therapy and how we might work together.  

Research has shown that one of the most important factors that determines successful outcomes in psychotherapy is the "therapeutic alliance" or having a "good fit."  In plain terms, this means clients are most likely to improve if they feel their therapist has created a safe space, understanding, supportive, and genuinely concerned for their wellbeing. Therapy is a commitment of time, money, and energy, so it is important that you find someone that you feel is a good fit for you. 

Therapy is a commitment of time, money, and energy, so it is important that we are a good “fit” for each other. If I think that you would be served better by a therapist with a different skill set or you would prefer to see someone else, I will be happy to refer you to someone who may be more suitable.

My job is to create a space where you feel safe to explore your inner world and connect with your own innate healing wisdom. It

Therapy sessions are approximately 50 minutes each. Typically, sessions are scheduled once per week, at the same day and time each week. Consistent attendance contributes greatly to a successful outcome.

Life transition support

Sometimes we all just need extra support while making and/or dealing with changes that occur in our life.  I am here to meet you where you are at in your journey and support you as you find your way. 

Home visits

I recognize that for some people it can be challenging to leave their home, so when it is clinically appropriate, I provide home visits. If you are interested in this option, we would have a couple of sessions either in my office or virtually to discuss your situation. Available in the following cities: Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, San Carlos, Belmont, Foster City, San Mateo, Hillsborough and Burlingame.

Grief counseling

It is common to experience grief after a loss of a loved one, a relationship, a job, or a life transition. Grieving and trying to make sense of the loss can be a painful process. Feelings can range from deep sadness to bursts of anger. Everyone grieves in their own way and time frame. I am here to support you, as you find a new way forward.

Sand tray therapy

Sand tray therapy can help individuals access unconscious material that is sometimes more difficult to retrieve through talk therapy.