Starting psychotherapy is like beginning to create a home inside yourself: a place you can feel grounded, be yourself, accept yourself for who you are. With time the relationship between you and your therapist can become safe enough to explore issues that you haven’t wanted to face alone or haven’t been fully aware of. Space can open up to consider more of your experience and actualize more of your potential. You can start to make choices instead of feeling propelled into the same old experiences. As a licensed therapist I am prepared to work with you to find out what it is you desire in life, who you have become and who you want to be. I enjoy working with individuals and couples and have offices in both San Rafael and San Francisco. Please call me to set up an initial consultation appointment or e-mail if you have questions.
The purpose of this site is to provide you with information about myself and how I work. I’d also like to offer resources and information that may be useful to you in the process of choosing a therapist or thinking about a problem.
Beyond that, I’d like to acknowledge an underlying conviction of my own: that it is worth it—worth your time and energy, struggle and cost to engage in therapy with a trained and experienced guide. Entering into therapy is a step toward knowing yourself better and effectively facing what life presents to you.
It is common for doubts to come up … (continued)