I'm a licensed clinical
psychologist in private practice in the Playhouse district of Pasadena, California where I provide psychotherapy
for adult individuals and couples. I am Board Certified in clinical psychology by the American Board of Professional
Psychology (ABPP), a distinction held by only 5% of psychologists.
It is my goal to create a comfortable, safe environment where we'll work together to achieve your goals. Therapy can
be among the most challenging and rewarding experiences of your life - I consider it a privilege to join my clients on their
My specialty is helping
people gain independence and power in their life. Many of my clients focus on relationships, mood disorders, personal
growth,workplace issues, fitness and sports performance, spirituality or creativity. I have a great deal of experience working
with males and Christians.
I offer my expertise as a
clinician in private practice for more than 12 years, a clinical profesor at Fuller Graduate School, a former instructor at
Pepperdine University's Graduate School and Glendale College, and co-author of What Wives Wish Their Husbands Knew About Sex (with Stephen Simpson and Richard Rupp, Baker Books, 2007).
I write a blog for Psychology Today helping clients get the most out of their therapy and I write an interview column for Psychotherapy Networker magazine. Along with a team of graduate students, I founded the first ever National Psychotherapy Day on September 25, 2012. I've been a clinical psychologist in private practice in Pasadena since 2002.