Lic.S.W., Clinical Social Worker
Do you feel that a better version of yourself is waiting to emerge? I believe there is. Do you want to be happier? Have better relationships?More fulfilling career? I believe you can have all those things. I also believe the seeds of change are already within each of us. Whether those changes are subtle or more global, I can help. My job, as your therapist and coach, is to help find the pathways within you to move toward change.
Areas of Expertise
Anxiety and Depression
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
I am licensed independent clinical social worker (lic #LW 60488170) with a private practice in Issaquah, WA. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Harvard University. At Harvard, I conducted research on divorce and its effects on young adults. Thereafter, I worked in the corporate world for companies such as Microsoft and MetLife. Later, I obtained a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Washington.
I worked at the Crisis Clinic of King County where I was involved in suicide intervention. I also worked as a Court Appointed Special Advocate on behalf of abused children and chemically addicted mothers for the King County Family Court. I served as a Domestic Violence Advocate for the Seattle City Attorney's Office. In addition, I have extensive experience with adolescents as a Counselor at Ballard High School. For many years, I worked at Sound Mental Health with children and families in crisis. I also have extensive training and experience in Hypnotherapy.
My life experiences as a child of divorce, mother, long-term partner, ex-partner, step-parent, business professional and active volunteer informs my practice and grounds me in the real. everyday concerns of life.
My office is in downtown Issaquah, around the corner from Virginia Mason and Boehm's Chocolates, in a building called Brookside Commons, where there is free parking underneath the building.
310 Third Avenue North
Issaquah, WA 98027