San Mateo & Berkeley925.331.0528
Initial Phone Consultation Is Free!
I'm a relational/humanistic psychotherapist working with adolescents, individuals, couples and families. I utilize a caring and engaging methodology and provide a safe and supportive environment. This safe space allows you to reflect and develop new ways of handling challenges you are facing. I find that most people seek therapy wanting to address two main issues; relationship issues and life transitions. Some of these life transitions include career changes, relocation, changes in relationship, pregnancy, childbirth and parenting, facing illness, trauma and loss.
From an existential/spiritual end, I find that many clients are also seeking more meaning and fulfillment in life.
I have a particular expertise in working with clients who have diverse cultural backgrounds (e.g. ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation.) I also have a deep association working with artistic/creative type individuals and can address particular issues that arise being an artist confined to a conventional/mainstream worldview. I combine components of Western psychotherapy with Eastern wisdom traditions, which fosters generation of balance, insight and well-being.
Often times the psyche has difficulties being accessed by verbal communication alone. We are stuck in our story and easily direct ourselves to a comfortable narrative. This is why I incorporate various non-verbal modalities including mindfulness, meditation, guided imagery, somatic experiencing, and expressive arts therapy including music, drawing and movement.
Regular sessions $150 with a limited sliding scale for those who qualify.