I welcome clients into my private practice, where I provide individual, couples, and family therapy.
I work with women and men who struggle with emotional intimacy, to accept their own complexity, rediscover and value their natural depth, and to learn practical relationship skills. This approach is a product of many years in private practice, and as supervising therapist in an outpatient clinic and psychiatric hospital where, for 25 years, I provided psychotherapy and case management to clients with major mental illness and substance abuse problems, as well as supervising teams of other professionals.
My background includes:
A master's degree in Psychology from California State University, Chico
Clinical membership in the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
I'm also happily married, and the father to four grown sons, including two stepchildren.
My little dog Tilly comes to work with me daily, and greets clients with happy enthusiasm.
tilly the office mascot
Help with high-intensity marital conflict
Assistance with depression and other mood disorders, anxiety, stress management, life transitions, personality disorders, families with a seriously mentally ill member
A specialization in helping relationships by assisting men to be more fully present in their relationships while achieving individual goals
Helping adolescents and their parents achieve greater closeness while improving communication
Long-distance consultations through Skype or Facetime