Her calm presence provides steady ground for others in times of challenge, & she works with each client to develop a personalized treatment.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in NEWPORT BEACH, CA
Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent psychological disorder in the United States. Every year 19% of the population suffers from a diagnosable anxiety disorder and 31% of the population will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their life. Close to one half of people with an anxiety disorder also have a depressive disorder. The good news is that anxiety disorders (and depressive disorders) are highly treatable. In fact, anxiety disorders may have the best prognosis of any psycholog
Clinically significant depression affects 15% – 20% of the people at some point intheir lives. Depression impacts your thoughts, feelings, relationships and behaviors. It is not something you can ‘snap out of’, and depression can significantly influence your ability to function at your best. . Understanding the common symptoms of depression can give a clear picture o the disorder andhelp you understand when it’s time to seek treatment.
Cognitive therapy is an active, structured form of psychotherapy that is designed to rapidly and effectively reduce and eliminate psychological symptoms. Cognitive is simply a fancy word that means thoughts. Cognitive behavior therapy, sometimes known as CBT is a form of psychological treatment that focuses on the thoughts and behaviors that accompany psychological distress.
She has taught at the university level and is an honorary lifetime member and former president of the Southern California Art Therapy Association.