I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the West Village. I earned my Masters of Arts in Counseling with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, a Jungian-oriented training program. Since 2018 I've been a Psychoanalytic Candidate at the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis (NPAP) in New York City. I also teach in NYU's Master of Counseling Program.
My clinical work as a therapist at Monte Nido Manhattan, an eating disorder day treatment program, has given me specialized experience working eating issues and body image preoccupations. Sometimes people come to me when they're actively struggling with eating disorder behaviors, as well as those who are no longer symptomatic but would like to understand more about their history with these issues. I'm also interested in manifestations of appetite in a more general sense, and other conflicts around hunger, desire, and satisfaction.
I have a special connection with artists, writers, and others in similar creative industries. I attended the Maryland Institute College of Art where I earned my BFA, and I later returned to teach undergraduate courses on psychopathology, dream analysis, and theories of inquiry. I frequently work with individuals dealing with creative blocks, resistance to starting their work, and the uncertainties that come with the creative process.