I am a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT# 98896). I received my M.S. in Marital and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary and B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley.

I am a…

  • DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician in Retired Status comprehensively trained by Cherie Mills, DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Team Leader
  • Certified Level II Restoration Therapist, comprehensively trained by Dr. Terry Hargrave, founder of Restoration Therapy
  • Certified Prepare-Enrich Facilitator
  • Member of the California of Marriage and Family Therapy Association 
  • Member, Small Group Leader, and Prayer Team Volunteer of Grace Evangelical Free Church of La Mirada

I am trained in… 

  • DBT-Prolonged Exposure by Dr. Melanie Harned, Treatment Developer of DBT PE
  • OCD Treatment Exposure Response Prevention with Jonathan Abramowitz, Ph.D.
  • DBT Case Conceptualization Training with Shari Manning, Ph.D.
  • MAPS-A (Mastery of Anxiety & Panic – Adolescents) with BTECH
  • DBT Skills Training with BTECH
  • Transforming Difficult Moments by BTECH
  • DBT Strategies for Treating Adolescents, Young Adults and their Families with Alec Miller, Psy.D.
  • Optimizing Teams Full Day Team Building with Ronda Reitz, Ph.D.
  • Mindful Self-Compassion with Kristen Neff, Ph.D. and Chris Germer, Ph.D.
  • Self-Compassion for Shame with Chris Germer, Ph.D.
  • Seeking Safety – evidenced-based treatment for PTSD and substance abuse with Pacific Clinics Training Institute 
  • Substance Use Disorders: Biopsychosocial Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment with Jeremy Taubman, LCSW, CAS, Pacific Clinics Training Institute
  • Introduction to Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Psychotic Symptoms with Christopher Amenson, Ph.D., Pacific Clinics Training Institute
  • Aging and Wellness with Donna Benton, Ph.D., Pacific Clinics Corporate Director Older Adults
  • Forgiveness – Restoration Therapy Model with Terry Hargrave, Ph.D.
  • RelateStrong Couples – Group Leader Training with Sharon Hargrave, LMFT 
  • How We Love – Working with Couples using Attachment Theory with Milan Yerkovich, M.A. & Kay Yerkovich, LMFT