Adolescent, Adult & Family Counselor
EMDR Trained Psychotherapist
Common reasons for seeking counseling (adolescent)
  • Withdrawal from family and friends, spending more time in their room
  • Sudden decline in grades or school performance
  • Significant changes in weight, appetite, energy level and/or sleep habits
  • Disrespect and defiance at home or school
  • Difficulty concentrating or remembering things
  • Change in peer group
  • Not seeming as happy as they used to be
  • Major life transitions
Online Resources
www.emdria.org – this website will give you more information about EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a therapeutic approach in which I am trained.
www.nimh.nih.gov – this website has links for more information including teenage depression, substance use, and eating disorders
www.nami.org – specific mental health concerns (e.g., Depression, Bipolar Disorder)
www.youthcrisisline.org - the California coalition for youth provides a 24 hour toll free number for teens in crisis or their parents who need crisis support for their teen.