About Me

I maintain a private psychotherapy practice with individuals, couples and families, and have an office in Chevy Chase, MD..

I am a graduate of Simmons College School of Social Work in Boston, MA, and have over 30 years ofexperience as a therapist. I completed a three-year advanced psychotherapy training program through the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, am on the Voluntary Faculty of the George Washington University Medical Center as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences , and as well have a clinical appointment with the Professional Psychology Program at GWU. I work with a broad spectrum of people, with a special commitment to latinos-- I am fluent in Spanish with bicultural experience. Another particular interest of mine is the interface between neuroscience and psychology .


A.B. 1974 Smith College, Northampton, MA
M.S.W. 1981 Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston, MA

License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed in MD, DC & MA

1998 Outstanding Teacher and Supervisor,
Children's National Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Additional Training
2006 graduate of the Modern Perspectives on Psychotherapy, Washington Center for Psychoanalysis

Professional Activities and Memberships
Washington Center for Psychoanalysis
Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Work

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