Since a very young age, I have been drawn to understanding and helping people. I love the art of holding a grounded container for clients, intuitively identifying the "problem" (a.k.a. the "gold"), and facilitating healing. I have worked hard to hone my skills as a psychotherapist; from presencing to understanding to tools and techniques.
I have a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. My Master's is in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University in Boulder, CO. I tend to seek out training regularly, and I have had a lot of training since obtaining my Master's in 2002. I have completed thorough training in Experiential Play Therapy, Voice Dialogue techniques, Buddhist Psychology, the Enneagram and also Syntara System, an energy healing modality.
Since I have known what I wanted to do from a very young age...I have been doing it. I have been working as a counselor since 1994, when I was 21 years old. I have worked at numerous agencies with children, adolescents and families. Since 2010, I have expanded my experience to include adults. I have been in Private Practice since 2012.
Syntara System Training with Gitanjali Hemp, Soquel, CA
Enneagram and Voice Dialogue Training for Coaches and Therapists with Ben Saltzman, Santa Cruz, CA
Experiential Play Therapy Intensive Training with Byron and Carol Norton, Greely, CO
Imago and Gestalt Couples Therapy Training at Boulder Psychotherapy Institute, Boulder, CO
Imago Relationship Therapy Training with Rick Brown, Boulder, CO
My work is my passion. Please read the Overview of my services to get a clear picture of what I offer and how I work.