Individual and/or Couples Counseling:
Creating the Life You Want
an educational/career path
out what kind of personal relationships you want
lacking in your life currently that you would like to have
Managing Life's Emotions--ie, dealing with being "human"
(mild to moderate)--keeping yourself "revved up"
feelings without turning to addictive behaviors
- Addictions (Food, Substances, Alcohol, Gambling, Videogames)
yourself up to people
and Selecting a Partner that's right for you
Intimacy & Improving Communication
Life's Transitions (Being single, Marriage, Pregnancy, Divorce, Deaths)
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Issues--social, emotional, behavioral
depression and anxiety
A Support Group for teens on the Westside
During the teen years,
adolescents are faced with a multitude of choices about who they will become in
adulthood. Sometimes this feels like a battle between who they are as an
individual and who our society, family and friends expect them to be.
Amid this internal war, it is easy to lose touch with, and confidence in, the
stonger aspects of themselves.
Teen Group LA is a therapist-led group
where teens can come together, in a safe place, to discuss any issues that they
are facing in their daily lives. They learn that they are not alone—that
everyone faces this conflict in their own way. Together, they can gain
confidence and pride in their own identities, wisdom, power, intelligence,
skill and creativity. Among the issues we tackle are:
- Food and Body Image
- Dating, sexuality and
- Poor self-esteem, lack
- Shyness, loneliness and
- Anxiety and Depression
- Academic Pressures
- Personal self-respect
Or anything else they
need help with…
Call for more
information or to schedule a free initial consultation. Please note, initial
consultation is required--this is not a "drop-in" group
A 6-week, support/therapy
group for people who struggle with food addiction and body-image. This therapist-led group provides a safe, supportive place where you can gain
insight into your psychology of food and eating. You'll share your
struggle with others who can relate, learn the tools to change your psychology
along with your eating, and create a new, healthier relationship with
- How food became a substitute
for love and affection, and how you use food to manage (or not feel)
- Learning lifetime tools (like
journaling, stress management, mindful eating techniques) to help prevent
regaining lost weight or sabotaging your weight loss.
- Managing family and cultural
pressures about food and eating
- Avoiding Addiction replacement
(substituting other addictive behaviors)
- The effect that dramatic weight
loss has on sex and intimate relationships
- Or anything else that makes it
hard for you to lose and maintain a healthy weight.
Call for more
information or to schedule a free initial consultation. This group also
requires an initial consultation and is not a "drop-in" group.
Speaking Engagements and Interviews
I'm available for presentations and interviews on the following topics:
Food and Body Image Issues
Attachment and Healthy Development
Call (310) 446-7064 or email me
schedule a speaking engagement for your group.
Clinical Supervision and Mentoring
I have completed the 15-hour supervision certification training required to supervise MFTI's, PCCI's and ASW's. I have also had many years of experience in training, and managing people seeking to grow in their careers. I have an open, direct, yet supportive style, and enjoy seeing others grow in their personal and professional pursuits. I also am a CAMFT Mentor.