Psychotherapy is simply conversation designed to help you feel better about your life.

I do cognitive-behavioral-psychodynamic-existential-pragmatic-behavioral 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 deemed unattainable.

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 45 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.


In order to come to a psychotherapist, you seek clarity from confusion, release from ambivalence, and a sense of choice and freedom in the midst of depression. The rhythm and pace of change is difficult to predict. If you stick with the process over a long enough period of time, some real changes can actually occur…Read More

have done a wide variety of psychological evaluations in the past 45 years. I enjoy the challenge of asking useful questions, conducting psychological testing, and making sense out of a situation in order to provide recommendations. Depending upon the project’s purpose and scope, I conduct an initial interview to understand your goals and the ultimate purpose of the evaluation…Read More

I am a psychologist who does marital counseling out of my home office. In the course of my career, I have seen many couples in trouble and I’ve observed certain patterns of behavior that impede upon a loving relationship. Once, when I was in a graduate school class, the ever-wise professor asked the brilliant graduate students what was the definition of love?…Read More

My rate for individual psychotherapy is $160 per hour” and “The cost of psychological evaluations is $300 per hour. Generally speaking, I have fast turn-around time and occasionally work on weekends to accommodate our mutual schedules…Read More

My rate for individual psychotherapy is $160 per hour and The cost of psychological evaluations is $300 per hour.

As the waves of immigrants have continued to swell the population of the Puget Sound Region, I have had the privilege of helping people from all around the world adjust to this culture and navigate the…Read More