• Experience

    Private Practice and Owner, Relational Alchemy, Los Angeles, California & New York, New York

    Assistant Professor, Couple and Family Therapy Programs, Alliant International University, Los Angeles, California

    Staff Psychologist, Greater Los Angeles VA Health System, Los Angeles, California

    Postdoctoral Fellow, Family Mental Health Program, VA San Diego Health Care System/University of California, San Diego, California

    Predoctoral Intern, VA Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland School of Medicine Psychology Internship Consortium, Baltimore, Maryland

    Extern, Yale School of Public Health, Effective Skills to Empower Effective Men (ESTEEM) Project, New York, New York Supervisor: John Pachankis, Ph.D.

    Extern, Relationship and Forensic Assessment Clinic, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York Supervisor: Dr. K. Daniel O'Leary

    Extern, NuHealth’s Therapy Center for Children, Adolescents & Families, Nassau University Medical Center, Hempstead, New York

    Intern, Saltzman Center, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

  • Education

    Doctor of Philosophy and Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Stony Brook University (State University of New York), Stony Brook, New York
    Mentor: K. Daniel O’Leary, Ph.D.
    Masters Thesis Advisors: K. Daniel O’Leary, Ph.D., & Nicholas R. Eaton, Ph.D.
    Received President's Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student

    Masters of Arts (with Distinction) in Marriage and Family Therapy, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience concertation) and Post-Baccalaureate premedical program, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

    • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Clinical Fellow Designation
    • Cognitive Processing Therapy Certified
    • Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy Certified
    • Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2
    • Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy (2022)
    • ISTI Certified Sex Therapy Informed Professional (CSTIP)
    • ISTI Certified in Integrative Couples Therapy (CSTIP)