My work is grounded in the psychology of CG Jung, Somatic Transformation, and psychodynamic therapy. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Loretto Heights College, and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in depth psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.
Areas of expertise include:
- post-graduate training in Somatic Transformation, a mindfulness-based somatic focused form of psychotherapy that addresses the neurobiological effect of trauma
- specialized training and experience working with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and high conflict divorce
- comprehensive clinical skills with individual, child, adolescent, marital and family therapy
- healing shame
- divorce recovery
- multicultural couples
- expatriation, repatriation, culture shock, relocation and cross-cultural issues
I am an open and affirming Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington State (License # LH60408306).
American Counseling Association
Washington State Mental Health Counselors Association
Jungian Psychotherapists Association
Seattle Jung Society
Bainbridge Island Psychotherapy Guild
Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association