About me

My Mission

I am a licensed Marriage/Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. I maintain a private practice in Cape May, New Jersey.

With more than 25 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a specialist in Contextual Family Therapy, I am currently serving as private practitioner working with a diverse population of clients. Among my areas of expertise are family of origin matters, blended families, adoption, and LGBT individuals/couples.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, I have presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Adoption, LGBT families, Child Welfare topics such as; Foundations of Infant Learning, Infant Trauma, and Childhood Traumatic Stress.

My Training

I am a trained Family Systems therapist, with special training as a Contextual Family Therapist; an approach that considers issues of fairness in relationships, intergenerational loyalties and the balance of give and take as a path to relational fulfillment. My therapeutic approach is to help clients identify the resources needed to find their voice, and offer practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges, and achieve their goals. I integrate complementary methodologies, and offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth and/or the relational healing they are committed to accomplishing.

Education: Master Degree in Family Therapy, Post Graduate Clinical Certification: Center for Contextual Therapy & Allied Studies

 

License: New Jersey Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist

Professional Activities and Memberships: Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage/Family Therapist. Board Member of South Jersey Chapter, AAMFT. Previous work includes; Child Welfare Trainer: Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and LGBTQ National Trainer and consultant: Human Rights Campaign: All Children, All Family Initiative.

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My Values

Confidentiality

Cape May County is a small community and having a therapist in your town may cause you to wonder if your privacy can be guaranteed. Your privacy and confidentiality are my highest priority.


Code Of Ethics

Creativity

I am trained as a Marriage & Family Therapist, guided by Systemic Theory,, however considering what is unique about you requires a creative approach to each session.

Compassion

You can be confident that you will be met with compassion at every session. Regardless of what you are struggling with, your session will be a safe, judgement-free zone to explore any/all issues you've been carrying alone.


Acceptance

Your biggest critic is probably YOU! In your therapy you will be met with acceptance and care. You will discover that when you remove your own inner critic, you will be less judgmental of self / others and will learn to hold those accountable who judge you.


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