I provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for a variety of issues, including anxiety (obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, phobias, shyness and social anxiety), child and adult ADD/ADHD, depression, bipolar illness, parenting issues, and coping with chronic and/or life-threatening medical illness.
I provide a variety of Life Coaching services for children, teens, and adults. I work with my clients to clarify goals and values, prioritize, work towards meaningful goals, decrease stress, and improve organization and time management.
I particularly enjoy working in a coaching capacity with students who are applying to college or independent high school. Visit my Coaching page to learn more.
As a Cogmed Qualified Provider, I provide coaching and computerized training to increase Working Memory capacity for improved attention and focus. To learn more, visit my Cogmed Training page.
I provide a variety of education and consultation services to professionals, organizations, schools, and parenting groups, as well as bullying prevention consultation and training to schools. I am currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the psychiatry department of the Univeristy of California, San Francisco Medical School.
I provide personalized therapy and coaching based on scientifically proven treatment methods. I focus on developing effective coping skills, healthier habits, and new tools for future use. My goal is to create lasting change by reducing fear, anxiety, depression, and other coping problems, and to increase confidence, self-esteem, coping skills, and improve relationships.
As a certified Olweus Bully Prevention Program trainer. I provide training and consultation to schools who are ready to take the step of doing something real and positive to stop bullying.
I also give educational talks to a variety of groups and organizations on various topics, including parenting, anxiety, and bullying. As an Assistant Clinical Professor in the psychiatry department at UCSF, I provide teaching and supervision to the Child Psychiatry residents.
I was the guest therapist on The Learning Channel's "Hoarding: Buried Alive" Season 1, Episode 9, "A Million Excuses". The episode first aired May 9, 2010, and has aired many times since then. You can view the episode through Netflix, Amazon, or iTunes.
I am featured in a documentary on The Teaching Channel about one school's efforts to combat bullying. Click here to view the episode.