I am an experienced licensed psychologist (FL Lic. PY 8470) helping adults young and old navigate the challenges that are just part of living, like relationships, loss, anxiety, and life getting off-track. After earning a B.A. in philosophy from Cornell University, an M.A. in psychology from University of Richmond, and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Iowa State University, I completed a 2000-hour APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at the University Counseling Center at Florida State University and a 2000-hour post-doctoral residency at The Counseling Associates in Naples, FL. As a graduate student, I was a member of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, and I am currently an active member in good standing with the American Psychological Association and the Florida Psychological Association. I have served on the Board of Directors of the Lower West Coast chapter of the Florida Psychological Association since 2014, serving as President from 2016-2018. I am board certified by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors and hold a certificate from the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy.