Asking for help is a sign of strength.

If you are looking for guidance with anxiety, fears, depression, or trauma and ptsd, it takes courage to ask for help. Admitting you can’t do everything on your own is the first step toward achieving wellness in a fast paced, demanding world.

The good news is, asking for help gets easier with a little practice. The way in which we cope in the world is greatly influenced by how we see the world. Asking for help, and obtaining a fresh perspective is often the first and most profound step toward developing the mental muscle needed to become stronger. The more support you gain, the better equipped you will be to take on bigger challenges and achieve more successes.

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I look forward to helping you make the first step toward your well being.

About Me

I am a physician licensed by the Medical Board of California.  I’m Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, General (Adult) Psychiatry, and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.  I graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz and then attended medical school at McGill University.  I then completed a four year residency in Psychiatry at USC followed by a two year fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.  Areas of expertise include evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of ADHD, anxiety disorders, autism, depression, psychosis, and other psychiatric concerns.

With honesty and compassion I will work with you to create an open channel of communication. The goal of our therapy sessions together, will be to help you develop the mental fortitude needed to lead a successful life. Additionally, we will work on the skill of self-compassion, which will allow you to move more easily through difficult times in the future, as well as become a more productive and happier person.

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.”

– Nido Qubein