I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist , specializing in: individual, couples, and family therapy, as well as working with First Responders. I do a considerable amount of co-parenting, custody negotiations, parent-child reunification and parental alienation accounts as well. I maintain a private practice in Reno, Nevada.
I have over 27 years experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist. I graduated from Walden University with a dual PhD in 2016. My Doctorates are in Clinical Psychology and Industrial & Organizational Psychology. I am also a graduate of University of Nevada - Reno, specializing in Counseling and Educational Psychology.
I am currently serving as a private practitioner, working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise are: Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Suicide Survivors, Grief Therapy, Trauma, Depression, Emergency First Responders, Critical Incidences, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, as well as Custody, Co-Parenting Negotiations, Parental Alienation and Parent-Child Reunification.
In addition to being a prominent relationship and court therapist, I have presented at National Conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Search and Rescue Trauma, Suicide, Trauma, Line of Duty Deaths, Hoarding, First Responders and Emergency Response.
I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.