Answers to Your Questions

  • Who do you see?

    I am providing psychotherapy and counseling for adult individuals, couples, and other constellations. I also see families and welcome teens ages 12 and up.

  • Are you culturally sensitive?

    I embrace your cultural identity and background and welcome persons from all walks of life. Through life experience, being mindful, and extensive training, I have cultivated my cultural sensitivity and humbleness. I am bi-cultural and bi-lingual (Swiss/German), which means sessions can be conducted in German.

  • Do you take insurance?

    Yes, I do accept the following insurance: BlueShield, Cigna, Magellan, TriWest (Veterans Choice Program and PC3). If you plan on using insurance, please check with your insurance if I am on your plan prior to our first meeting.

  • What are your fees?

    Couples and individuals pay the same rate. The rate for a regular therapy hour is $110 (longer sessions are prorated). A few limited sliding scale fee slots are available for those who qualify based on income and circumstances.

  • What payments do you accept?

    I accept all major credit and debit cards, checks, cash, Apple Pay, and HSA accounts. If you are using insurance, please check with your insurance for co-pay and deductibles. All fees are due at the end of the session.

  • How do I change or cancel my appointment?

    Contact me via text, email, phone, or the client portal as soon as possible. Please let me know at least 24 hours prior to your appointment to avoid a late or no show fee.

  • What are your hours?

    I am available Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm. I promise to respond to your questions or inquiries within 24 hours.

  • Do you offer free consultations?

    Yes! For individuals, I offer a FREE 30 minute in-office consultation. Couples wishing to experience the research-based Gottman method start with a 90 minute assessment session.

  • Where are you located?

    The practice is conveniently located in San Diego’s Hillcrest area on the corner of El Cajon Blvd. and Park Blvd. across from Lusti Motors. There is free parking available.


Please note: I do not discriminate based on age, race, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, culture, language, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression.