I obtained my license as a Marriage, Family and Child Therapist in June of 1999. I have worked in the field for over 15 years. I specialize in Children, adolescents with overt behavior(s), gay and lesbian Issues, parent child conflicts, blended families, life transition issues, dual diagnosis issues, substance abuse/use, divorce recovery, grief and loss, and stress management.
I have conducted workshops, lectures and seminars teaching Parent Education in a variety of settings to specific groups; such as: teens with divorced parents, and first time parents. I have also run numerous anger management groups for children and adolescents. I am trained in Family mediation and multicultural mediation and am a certified Court Advocate trainer for Family Law. I have also worked for over 15 years with Orange County probation.
Certified in Mediation
Certified in Dual Disorders
Certified Court Advocate Trainer in Family Law
Parenting instructor for ages 0 to 17yrs
Trained by Camp Fire Boys and Girls and C-CAP
Community Council Coalition (CCC)
Pepperdine University, Irvine
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Orange County Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
I practice from a Cognitive-Behavioral therapeutic framework, while always implementing genuiness, unconditional positive regard, and empathy of the Client-Centered approach. I also work from a psychodynamic approach as deemed necessary. I have been a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) since 1994, and also belong to National Council of Alcohol and Drug Dependency (NCADD), and Community Council Coalition (CCC). I have played an active role in the School Attendance Review Board (SARB) at the Garden Grove Unified School District.
26381 Crown Valley, Ste 200
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
2130 Main Street, Ste 120
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Tel : 714.376.3914
Voicemail : 714.506.3454
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