•Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine.
•Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University School of Social Work.
•Post-graduate Certificate in Play Therapy from the University of California, San Diego.
Licensure and Credentials
•Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCS #23203, Board of Behavioral Sciences, CA
•Registered Play Therapist, Association for Play Therapy
•Direct Practice in outpatient mental health and educational settings since 1999
•Part-Time Faculty member in the Department of Social Work at California State University, Long Beach (2007-2010)
•Utilizes several treatment modalities to address the unique needs of each child and family
•National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
•Association for Play Therapy (APT)
•National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)