Welcome to my psychotherapy, consultation, and spiritual guidance practices. I am a licensed psychotherapist in California (lic.#50312) and Maine (lic.#MF6972) with over 25 years of experience helping individuals, couples, and families to heal and thrive. I work through telehealth as well as in-person sessions in Portland, Maine. Through my Spiritual Guidance practice, I offer support and “spiritual friendship” globally, as well as consult, mediate, and provide facilitation to spiritual and religious organizations, communities and teachers in crises, and to develop strategies to create and maintain organizational health. My training spans a variety of traditional and modern psychotherapeutic modalities including: Psychodynamic, Gestalt, Somatic Experiencing, and Transpersonal Psychotherapies, as well as over two decades of immersion in yogic practice and philosophy. I have extensive post-graduate training in trauma healing, and all of my work is trauma-informed. I am committed to a lifelong and ongoing study in my field.
I fully believe that psychotherapy is not only about overcoming wounds and working through problems and traumas, but about healing, thriving, becoming relationally healthy, vocationally empowered, and fulfilling our highest potential as human beings. No matter how wounded, traumatized, or unstable the individual, couple, family, or organization finds themselves when entering my practice, I am able to see, and help them to discover, their fundamental goodness and gifts, and provide a steady, safe, compassionate, and confidential space in which healing and thriving can and will emerge.