am passionate about helping individuals and their families understand the strengths each one brings to their own personal journey
and how to use those strengths to cope with the challenges life has
presented to them.
I believe this knowledge helps individuals learn to embrace their true
potential and find meaning and harmony in their world.
I want to get to know you. Understand your hopes and dreams. Laugh and cry together.
career began in the field of education, working with students with
disabilities. I have my teaching credentials in special education and
have taught in both regular and special education classes. For the last
10 years I have been a Disabilities Specialist at Moorpark College.
I have done extensive research on the psychological
impacts of learning difficulties and attention deficit disorder and I
continue to use this knowledge to guide me in both my work as a Learning
Disabilities Specialist at Moorpark College and in my private practice.
own personal journey continues to inform my work with clients, as
I have experienced the loss of several family members, the joys and
challenges of almost 20 years of marriage, a divorce, single parenthood
and the privilege of guiding my own two children to productive and happy
lives as young adults.
EDUCATION Master's Degrees: Counseling Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute Special Education, UCLA PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT), California Association of Post Secondary Educators of the Disabled (CAPED).
Areas of specialization:
Depression & Anxiety
I am a Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed with the Board of Behavioral Science (MFT 84362), a Disabilities Specialist and Educational Consultant 805 364-HELP (4357)