- B.S. in Psychology, Beijing University, China
- M.A. in Cognitive Psychology, The University of Chicago
- M.A. in Counseling (Marriage, Family and Child), Palo Alto University
- J.D. in Law, The University of Chicago Law School
Psychotherapy is a continuing journey for therapists as much as it is for our clients. Ongoing training and improvement is my responsibility to you as your therapist and to myself. Recent experiences include:
Grief Therapy/Critical Incident Stress:
Kara - Grief Support (Palo Alto, CA), 2016-2019
Basic CISM and Advanced CISM, with Bay Area CISM Team (Janet Childs), 2018, 2019.
Gottman Institute, Couples Therapy Level I Certificate (2017) and Level II Certificate (2020)
Couples Institute (Menlo Park, CA), 2019-2020
Dr. Marty Klein consultation group (ongoing since 8/2020)
Terry Real consultation group (ongoing since 9/2020)
Compassion Cultivation Training, CCARE, Stanford University, 2018
Compassion Immersion-2, 2018
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR), full training, UCSF Osher Center, 2020
I practice meditation and believe that mindful living brings us joy, compassion and purpose.
AFFILIATIONS and LICENSE:
Member, CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists)
Board member and CFO (2021), SCV-CAMFT
CA License 119101
I believe that volunteerism is a beautiful way of cultivating and sharing purpose and love in the community and in my own life.