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about Me

I'm passionate about helping people change their lives.


I work with individuals and couples struggling with relationship problems. Creating harmony in relationship is at the heart of who I am.


I also have specialized training working with personality disorders, a difficult to treat, rigid, and maladaptive way of thinking and behaving.  As a result, I'm well prepared to work with a broad array of challenges. 


Finally, I ended a successful 20+ year business career to become a therapist, which gives me a unique perspective for working with executives and managers struggling with various challenges.  I am also trained and currently work as an executive coach (Torch).


-  Princeton University, AB in History, 1990
-  Northwestern University, MBA with honors (Top 5% of class), 1997
-  CIIS, Masters in Clinical Psychology, 2005

Professional Affiliations

I am a board member of the Existential-Humanistic Institute, the flagship training organization in America for Existential-Humanistic theory and practice.


I have been researching and writing for over a decade on the psychological and emotional underpinnings of relational conflict.  My work on conflict has been published in the Journal of Humanistic Psychology.  I am likewise a periodic online contributor, as well as an editor of a book that addresses the subject.    

Training and Expertise

-  Emotionally Focused Therapy ("EFT") for Couples

-  Gottman Method

-  Personality Disorders.

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