Clinical Experience and Education

I am a licensed psychotherapist who holds an LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor) license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification from the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC).  I started this practice with an outstanding reputation for providing compassionate and effective individual, group and family therapy for adults and adolescents in Boston, Massachusetts.  I have worked for the Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Medical Center and the South Boston Community Health Center at the South Boston Collaborative Center.  You can find my full resume here and recommendations on my “Linked In” profile here.


I earned a Master’s degree in Mental Health and Behavioral Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine and a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boston University.  I regularly attend specialized training in treatment approaches deemed to be best practices based on the latest research in the field of psychology.  Below is a partial list of some of the post-graduate training I have completed.  You can see a full list in my resume here.

  • Self-Harming Behaviors” – Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance
  • “Meditation and Psychotherapy:  Cultivating Compassion and Wisdom” Including panel discussion with His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, – Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Substance Use and the Adolescent Brain” - Institutes of Health and Recovery (IHR), Suffolk County Adolescent Project
  • “Meditation and Visualization Practices for Well-Being and to Enhance Peak Performance” - Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance
  • “Treating Anxiety Disorders: Adults, Adolescents and Children” - Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance in Boston, MA
  • “Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model for Men (M-TREM)” – Boston Public Health Commission