My Teenager is Out of Control

Adolescence can be a difficult time for both parents and teens. You may find yourself puzzled, angry, frustrated, or even hurt as your child navigates this difficult transitional phase. Having worked extensively with teenagers and their families, I have noticed several common problems and obstacles that continue to challenge even the most resilient of family systems. Read More…

New to Therapy? Here’s What to Expect

Entering therapy as a couple, family, or as an individual for the first time, or with a new therapist, can be an anxiety-provoking experience. Here are a few things that you can expect from your first therapy session and subsequent sessions. Read More…

Eating Disorders – Who Is To Blame?

I recently read an interesting article by Dr. Michael Katz in Body Image, April 20th, 2011 titled: “Confusion about Family-Based Treatment (FBT) of Eating Disorders.” I was drawn to the subject of this article, as it addressed the difficulties for parents seeking treatment for their teenagers and children who suffer from eating disorders. Dr. Michael Katz referenced the work of James Lock, MD, PhD, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Stanford, and psychiatric director of the Comprehensive Eating Disorders Program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. Lock’s study, which was published on Oct. 4, 2010 in the Archives of General Psychology, compared the treatment of anorexia using individual treatment versus treatment involving the whole family, or what Lock calls “FBT”. Read More…

My Qualifications

• Licensed MFT
• MFC #47955
• Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
• Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Supervisor
Certified EMDR Therapist
• Tri Lingual Capabilities
• 10+ Years of Experience
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Inland Empire
219 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Suite 201
Claremont CA 91711
Phone: (562) 281-7752