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Clinical experience

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, School of Behavioral Health and Sciences, Los Angeles with focus on anxiety, depression, OCD, bi-polar and borderline personality disorders.  Co-facilitated groups in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based stress-reduction therapy (MBSR) for pain management and emotional distress. 

  • The Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills with focus on adults, teenagers, families, and couples, general and relational anxiety, depression and well-being

  • Beverly Hills High School and Moreno Continuation High School in Beverly Hills

  • Julia Ann Singer in Los Angeles with focus on children with mild to moderate autism, Asperger's, and ADHD


Types of therapy practiced:

  • Psychodynamic therapy

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

  • Informed dialectical-behavioral  therapy(IDBT) 

  • Family-systems therapy

  • Solution-focused therapy

  • Mindfulness-based-stress-reduction therapy (MBSR)

  • Neuro-informed psychotherapy


Teaching students and therapists:

  • American Couples and Sex Therapy (AACAST) at UCLA: Trainings for therapists: treating in same-sex couples in psychotherapy

  • CAMFT, UCLA, CSUN, Antioch, LACPA, SCCC: Trainings for therapists: treating same-sex couples in psychotherapy

  • Jewish Queer International: Training for help line

  • Maple Counseling Center: Trainings for therapists in Mindfulness and for parents and therapists in Effective Parenting for Teenagers



  • Master's degree in Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, CA

  • Licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist, California Behavioral Board of Sciences

  • Certification in Couples and Sex Therapy, American Association of Couples and Sex Therapists, UCLA

  • Bachelor's degree in Music Composition, Mannes Conservatory of Music, New York, NY

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