About Me


As a therapist: primarily trauma survivors, LGBQ+ and TGNC folks, polyamorous and non-monogamous people, BDSM and kink-involved folks, and sex workers.

As a coach, consultant, and trainer: Professionals who would like to work with the aforementioned clients in respectful, competent, and affirming ways. Individuals looking for growth and transformation for whom weekly therapy is not a good fit.


I am a therapist, social worker, and educator with more than 12 years in non-profit work for justice, mental health, and education. I am passionate about intersectional justice across race, gender, sexuality, class, ability, body sizes, and age.


I have worked with young people of all ages, substance users, sexual assault survivors, patients seeking abortions, the LGBTQ+ community, low-income people facing chronic physical illness & severe and persistent mental illness, among many others.


My experience ranges from psychotherapy, case management, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, workshop facilitation, classroom education, and grassroots organizing.


Master of Social Work, Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, American University


Motivational Interviewing, Somatic Experiencing Course
In progress: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Trauma Focused-CBT
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