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LOCATION: 
San Francisco
CONTACT: 
(415) 494-7074
e-mail

I believe in love. I believe in intimacy. I believe in your relationship. I want it to work.

We fall/tumble/careen into love, but making love last a lifetime is no accident. Building a healthy relationship requires intentionality and develops with time and tenderness. 

As your therapist, I will guide you in cultivating the relationship you are striving for. Together, we will engage in a loving and creative process that acknowledges the inherent complexity, messiness, and joy of relationship. I blend cutting-edge approaches rooted in mindfulness and embodied techniques to assist clients in gaining greater access to their emotions, deepening their intimacy and sexual connection, and developing communication skills. 

Therapy can be a transformative, fun and even sexy process. We will work hard, we will laugh together, and you will walk out of my office feeling more connected with each other every week. 

Education and Training

I combine my training in somatic psychotherapy, drama therapy, attachment theory-based approaches, and mindfulness-based practices. In addition to my formal education, I consider my own marriage to be one of my greatest teachers of all. 

  • BA Philosophy, Brown University
  • MA Somatic Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies
     
  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) Immersion with Diana Fosha
  • Drama Therapy Training Group with Armand Volkas
  • 85-hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Garden
  • 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training, Sivananda

Specialties

  • Wedding/pre-marital counseling 
  • Considering children or adjusting to being new parents 
  • Incompatible sex drives or sexual disconnection 
  • Struggling with the aftermath of infidelity
  • Trauma
  • Improving communication skills  
  • The ever-present challenge of work/life balance