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Services Offered
A Family Practice in Psychology offering Psychotherapy, Training & Consulting Services for:
  • Children, adolescents, and emerging adults
  • Parents and families
  • Adults and Couples
  • Clinicians
  • Runners and other athletes
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I am a psychologist who integrates the best of what we know from research in the fields of psychology and neuroscience, with innovative methods from the contemplative practices such as mindfulness, meditation and energy psychology. I love working from what I call a "best of both worlds" approach.

At the core of my work is a focus on helping each person find their way back to their true self, and to use whatever they are going through as an opportunity to deepen their ability to stay grounded, open and self aware in order to grow.
Individual Therapy:
Your relationship with yourself is the most important relationship, and at the center of healthy relationships with others. Often people are referred because talk therapy alone hasn’t helped them make the changes they desire. I work from a holistic perspective to integrate mind, body, and spirit. Each can be a doorway of self-discovery. One’s thoughts, strong emotions, body sensations and energy flows can be doorways to understanding your own automatic ways of being and behaving, as well doorways to self awareness, health and well-being. Mindfulness, meditation and energy balancing exercises that teach and encourage skills to keep you grounded, present and open-hearted are seamlessly infused into the work.
Couple Therapy:
I am fortunate to be personally trained and Certified by Drs. John & Julie Gottman, world-renowned relationship experts, to work with couples privately and to teach the Art & Science of Love Weekend Workshop. I also offer Marathon Therapy for couples traveling in from out of town looking for intensive work over the course of a day or two.

Working beyond the confines of the Gottman approach, which is a research-based method grounded in the Sound Relationship House Theory, I work with each of you to “get your own house in order” by helping you to focus on your own growing edges, how to use your own strong emotions as doorways to understand and to develop your true, best self. When you bring the true you to your relationship it can truly thrive! Like the individual work that I do, mindfulness practices and energy balancing exercises that teach and encourage skills to keep you grounded, present and open-hearted are seamlessly infused into the work.
Workshops/Training:
I have taught a variety of workshops for individuals, couples, and clinicians. A sampling includes:
  • The Art & Science of Love, A Two Day workshop developed by Drs. John & Julie Gottman. (www.Gottman.com)
  • Seven Principles for Making Relationships Work, a presentation based on Dr. John Gottman’s book.
  • Emotion Coaching Plus, teaches parents about Emotion Coaching their children and how to use Brain Gym, Eden Energy Medicine and Brain-Body Connection exercises to assist with emotional regulation and overall well-being.
  • Using True Thriving® Practices to Activate Vibrant Health, Co-created and taught with Dr. Doug J. Moore. A 2-Day Retreat to explore and experience the Ten Essential Practices of True Thriving®.
  • The Heart of Conscious Living for Healing & Well-Being. A presentation for nurses and social workers in developing presence and conscious awareness for themselves and their work with patients and clients. Developed and presented with Dr. Doug J. Moore.
  • Thriving Relationships: An Integration of Energy Medicine, Brain Science & Family Science. A presentation for educators and parents who work with teens.
  • Surviving to Thriving, A Program of True Thriving®. Guiding participants to learn to convert reactive habits into mindful choices.
  • Level 1 Clinical Training, Gottman Method Couple Therapy: Bridging the Couple Chasm. Training for Clinicians to begin the process of Certification in the Gottman Method.
I also offer private and group consultation for clinicians interested in deepening their understanding and application of Gottman Method Couples Therapy.
Special Services for Runners
As a longtime, passionate runner, I have developed strategies for runners to enhance running quality and performance through energy balancing exercises, and to use running as an important tool for personal transformation. I have also developed running meditations that I teach privately and in workshops. If you are interested in unique ways to embrace and transform your strong emotions as you run, you can learn to move through the world as the bright light you are meant to be.

I work privately with runners as well as with Track and Cross Country teams. I have developed and offer a unique running clinic, Energize Your Run!, to teach runners how to address common roadblocks with energy balancing exercises, focus the breathing pattern to optimize energy flow and overall running performance, sustain a greater connection to one’s whole self, and to use running as a tool for personal transformation.