I've been a licensed clinical psychologist since 1994. I have counseled people with a wide range of life challenges, including: anxiety, stress, depression, self-image, men's issues, having a family member with special needs, spirituality, and major life transitions.


I employ an individualized blend of therapeutic skills, to explore your life challenge through compassionate listening and meaningful interaction, with the goal towards a deeper understanding. I will be attentive to your history as it affects the present. We will work together in managing current stressors, coping well with present day challenges, and facilitating emotional-relational healing that extends into the future.


August 26, 2015


When I was at Rosemead School of Psychology in the late 80’s to early 90’s, Positive Psychology was not that well known.  But every time I read authors that talked about optimism and healthy functioning, I came alive....

Even when we succeed in creating a life perspective that is as realistic and optimistic as possible, we’ll still have to admit, life on planet earth is downright frightening.  And further, in our western world, life tend...

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