About Me

My Counseling/Psychotherapy Background
: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been in private practice for over 25 years. I have worked in outpatient/inpatient mental health and chemical dependency treatment programs (as a clinician, manager and director) along with years working in Employee Assistance Programs. I have also worked as a Field Instructor for UCLA/USC Schools of Social Work.

My Coaching and Consulting Background training at Coach University and Coach Training Institute along with 12 years working as a Management Consultant for Kaiser Permanente, has enabled me to coach employees, managers, leaders and physicians with a focus on enhancing development, performance, meeting strategic goals and achieving job satisfaction.


Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley: ABs in Psychology and Social Welfare

Graduate School : San Diego State University, MSW

License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Advanced Certification:

  • Emotional Intelligence Quotient Assessment (BarOn EQI)
  • Diplomate Status for NASW
  • Coach University Graduate/Coach Training Institute Advanced Training
  • S.T.E.P (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting) Method

Clients have included and are not limited to:  Kaiser Permanente, PG&E, SF Giants, Wells Fargo, International Data Group, Educational Testing Service, Marriot Hotels, Jay Walter Thompson, San Francisco Realtors, Alameda Police Department, Velocity, Applied Materials, Northern Trust.

‘If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading’ Lao Tsu

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