Welcome

I am a Washington, DC area psychotherapist with 25 years of experience helping children, adults, couples, and families to successfully navigate a wide range of issues, including those related to anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, marital difficulty, parenting, and difficult life transitions. I dedicate about half my practice to working with families going through separation and divorce. I wear many hats in that area of expertise-- among them mediator, divorce consultant, Parenting Coordinator, and Collaborative Divorce practitioner.

In 2010 I co-founded the Collaborative Practice Center Greater Washington, where mental health professionals, attorneys, and financial professionals share a vision of helping divorcing couples to restructure their families with compassion and dignity-- and without going to court! My primary office is at the Center, but I also have offices in Bethesda and Rockville, Maryland.

In addition to my clinical work, I spend as much time as I can writing in my areas of interest and training other therapists and divorce specialists around the country.

On this site you will find information about all aspects of my work--including my clinical practice (both general and divorce-related), writings, teaching schedule, and professional musings via my blog on this site, and my regular features in the Divorce section on HUFFINGTONPOST.COM.