I have 25 years expertise in the Mental Health field, including 16 years as a Marriage and Family Therapist. My specialties include Depression, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Life Transitions including Early Adulthood, Mid-Life Crisis issues. In addition, I also specialize in working with marital and pre-marital couples who want to make their relationship a happier one. I am also a National Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Hypnotherapy and utilize medical hypnosis as an adjunct treatment in dealing with issues including stopping smoking, stomach/gastrointestinal problems including IBS, sexual dysfunction, self-confidence, test preparation, compulsive habit control, sports performance,weight management , sports performance and insomnia. I have a private practice in Irvine, CA. where I am privileged to assist individuals, couples, and families in finding more joy in their lives.