San Francisco Office
What holds you back from living the life you want to live?
Each of us has the capacity to live fully from a place of inner clarity and joy, yet all too often we get stuck in patterns that separate us from others and cut us off from our inner wisdom.
When we suffer from experiences like depression, anxiety, self-criticism, failed relationships, or addiction it can be hard to see another way. We feel hopeless and helpless. Psychotherapy offers a pathway home to our deepest nature, where we can find freedom from the patterns that hold us back.
I seek to provide guidance and support along the path. Grounded in the belief that even our most painful patterns are rooted in a desire for healing and wholeness, my work honors this deep longing as it is uniquely expressed by each client.
I work holistically, attending to the wisdom of the mind, body, soul and spirit and drawing on the strengths of each to support the whole person. To this end I weave together psychodynamic, somatic, storytelling, mindfulness and ecopsychological methods, adapted to each person’s needs at any particular time.
I have an M.A. in Integral Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Before becoming a psychotherapist I spent 15 years in public relations for technology companies in San Francisco. I bring to my work a personal understanding of the pressures of seeking balance in an urban environment within a high pressure career. As a mother and stepmother, I have a deep compassion for the unique challenges of parenting and partnering in a blended family.
When I’m out of the office I enjoy being in wild nature, spending time with my family, and experimenting in my kitchen.