• About Me

    I am on staff at UCLA, Los Robles and Kaiser hospitals. I have offices in Brentwood/Santa Monica and Thousand Oaks

  • Overview
    Degree: PhD
    Currently Accepting Clients: Yes
    Specialties:
    • Active Duty Military
    • Addiction
    • Adolescents
    • Anxiety
    • Bipolar Disorder
    Approaches to Therapy:
    • ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)
    • Biofeedback
    • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
    • DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)
    • ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention)
    • Hypnosis
    • Mindfulness-Based
    • Psychodynamic
    • Trauma-Focused
    Services Offered:
    • Behavioral Therapy
    • Couples Therapy
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Drug & Alcohol Detox
    • Family Therapy
    • Group Therapy
    • Individual Therapy
    • Talk Therapy
    Ages Accepted:
    • Adolescents
    • Young adults
    • Adults
    • Seniors
    Languages:
    • English
    • Spanish
    Clinic Setting: Individual Private Practice
    Teletherapy Available: Yes
  • License & Certification
    Licensed by State: Yes
    Category: Psychologists
    State Licensing Board: CA
    License #: Psy 22613
    License Type: Licensed Psychologist - LP
    Additional Certifications:
    • Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (CCHT)
    • Certified Psychologist -or- Clinical Psychologist (CP)
  • Experience
    Extended Biography :

    I also have a PhD in Music as a Concert Pianist having graduated from USC. I have taught at the University of Illinois and am fluent in Spanish. I am eclectic in my approach to therapy and find mindfulness and meditation to be very effective.

    Role In Relation to Clients/Patients:

    I feel that rapport and trust are the most important aspects of good therapy. The first goals I have is to seek good rapport and trust.

    Gender: Man
    Race & Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • My Office
    ADA Accessible: Yes
    Near Public Transportation?: Yes
    Closest Bus/Train Stop:

    San Vicente and 26th st in Santa Monica
    Thousand Oaks Blvd and Hillcrest Ave. in Thousand Oaks Blvd

  • Payment
    Currently Accepting Health Insurance?:
    • Blue Cross-Blue Shield PPO
    • Medicare
    Low Cost Options: Sliding Scale
  • Crisis Therapy Project
    Pro Bono Sessions Available for: Survivors of Las Vegas Attack
    Description of Pro Bono Service Services:

    To be determined during free consultation