"PAIN IS INEVITABLE; SUFFERING IS OPTIONAL."
I am an award winning licensed clinical psychologist based in Calabasas, CA and see clients online throughout the state of CA.
As the author of Reclaim Your Life: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), I specialize in ACT.
to handle difficult thoughts and feelings so they can find freedom from suffering and engage in their life.
and am perinatal mental health certified (PMH-C).
I am also an Adjunct Professor and Adjunct Clinical Supervisor at Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology.
When I’m not working with clients, teaching, or supervising, you can find me meditating, practicing yoga, spinning, reading, journaling, going on adventures with my husband and daughter or playing with our dog.
CAREER, & AWARDS
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Santa Clara University, 2008
Master of Arts in Psychology in Education, Columbia University, 2009
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University, 2017
Pre-doctoral Internship: Santa Ana College, 2016-2017
Post-doctoral Fellowship: VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center, 2017-2018
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (CA 30196), 2018-Present
Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology, 2019-Present
Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology, 2020-Present
Best in California, Psychologist, 2023
Women in Medicine, Top Psychologist, 2023