Psychotherapy is simply conversation designed to help
you feel better about your life.
therapy with children, adults, and couples.
The goal is to make fantasy a reality, the
unconscious elevated to consciousness, correct
self-punitive thinking, experience a feeling of being
in the moment, and reach some of the goals you have
Everyone needs hope. We despair and turn to alcohol,
food, shopping, sex, and the infinite screen to fill
our void. We think we know what we want: intimacy,
confidence, inner peace, and a sense of achievement.
We want to matter. We are tortured at times by self
doubt implanted by past traumatization.
I offer a safe place to be yourself, to unravel your
secrets, fears, shame, and guilt. Masochism is the
core of neurosis, so we suffer needless pain. We
deserve a better life.
I have had 35 years of post-doctoral experience as a professional psychologist in the Seattle, Washington area. I practice adult, child, couples and family therapy, specializing in anxiety and depression. In addition, I can perform a wide variety of psychological evaluations and conduct forensic assessments. My background also includes considerable work with the developmentally disabled population.