CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: Clinical Psychologist, license PSY23594. Trained at the Eating Disorder Clinic at The Division of Child Psychiatry and Child Development Stanford University School of Medicine. I utilize the Maudsley method for children with Anorexia Nervosa and with adolescents and adults, Interpersonal and Cognitive Behavioral therapy for Bulimia and Binge Eating.
Board Certified: No
Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 1-5
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: As a clinical psychologist I was trained through the Psy.D. Stanford doctoral program. As a cognitive behavior specialist I utilize research-results oriented treatments for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. My specialty of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is used to treat Anxiety, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
Yes I believe it is possible to recover from an eating disorder and I define recovery as: Restored to a healthy weight and back to previous life-style of activity and work.
POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Adults, Athletes, Children, Couples, Ethnic Minorities, Families, Females, Males, Seniors
CONDITIONS TREATED: Abuse, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Bulimia Nervosa, CoMorbidity, Compulsive Exercise, Night Eating Syndrome, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overeater, Overweight
TREATMENT APPROACHES: Cognitive Behavioral, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy
TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient