Education and Training


Master of Social Welfare, Clinical Concentration.  University of California at Los Angeles

Master of Arts in Psychology, Concentration in Organizational Behavior and Evaluation.  Claremont Graduate University  

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics.  Pitzer College 


Post-Graduate Clinical Fellowship in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at the Reiss-Davis Child Study Center.  This two-year postgraduate training involved approximately 600 hours of seminar in developmental interpersonal neurobiology, attachment, psychodynamic theory, complex trauma, play and sand tray therapies, relational theory, parenting, and related topics.

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level I: Training in Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory.  This 80 hour training focused on somatic (body based) therapy for various types of trauma. 

Reiki Level I – Thea Nathan. Reiki is an energy healing modality

Mindful Awareness Practice for Clinicians – Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA.  This training focused on the application of mindfulness in clinical contexts.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – Suicide Prevention Center at Didi Hirsch.