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I have been practicing clinical psychology for almost 30 years, working with children, teenagers, adults, and families struggling with a wide variety of issues. I was awarded my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology-Berkeley, in 1989 and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Chestnut Lodge Hospital in Maryland.
I have extensive experience treating adults and children with OCD and related disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, social problems and divorce, among others. I use a variety of techniques, including cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure response therapy, and psychodynamic techniques.
With young children, I use play therapy to understand experiences and feelings that the child can not articulate, and I meet regularly with parents to offer insight and to problem-solve. In working with teenagers and adults, I use a combination of cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic techniques to address the issues bringing the client to therapy, and to help the client implement effective changes.