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I am a Clinical Psychologist licensed in the States of Washington and California. I am also a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I am a Fellow and Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnosticians and I am certified as a registrant in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. I am a member of the American Psychological Association, the Washington State Psychological Association, and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies.

I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology magna cum laude from California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California in 1976. In 1980, I completed my Master of Arts degree in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. In 1982, I completed my Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate School of Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary, in Pasadena, California.

My clinical training included a clerkship from 1980 to 1981 at Los Angeles County - University of Southern California Medical Center. I also completed APA approved predoctoral and postdoctoral clinical psychology internships from 1981 to 1983 at Camarillo State Hospital in Camarillo, California.

My theoretical orientation is eclectic, drawing heavily upon Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, and principles of Behavior Modification (i.e., operant conditioning).

I have been a provider of psychotherapy and psychological assessment services in inpatient and outpatient settings since 1983. I have over thirty years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of problems including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, behavioral problems, parenting issues, school problems, family problems, marital problems, abuse, grief and loss, and spiritual issues.

I have extensive experience and interest in the assessment and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the difficulties associated with this disorder.

I am also interested in the treatment of insomnia using CBT-I (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia). I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, and families collaboratively to help them find solutions to their problems.
I am a Psychologist licensed in the State of Washington. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois in 1968. In 1982, I obtained my Doctoral degree in Philosophical Psychology from the University of Nevada-Reno. I have been a licensed Psychologist since 1985.

I have worked extensively with children, teens, and adults, particularly in the following areas: anger management, anxiety and panic disorders, depression, grief, childhood, teen and adult attention problems (ADD/ADHD), childhood anxiety/fears. I am also very experienced in couples and marital counseling, co-dependency issues, and in helping men with pornography/sexual addictions.
I am a Psychologist licensed in the State of Washington and I have over thirty years of clinical experience. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas in 1970. I received my Master of Arts degree in Psychology in 1974 and my Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology in 1977, both from the University of North Dakota in Grand Fork, North Dakota.

My expertise is with the general adult clinical population. Trauma, chronic pain, couples therapy, and the treatment of insomnia are my special interests.
I am a Psychologist licensed in the State of Washington. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 1978 from Chapman University in Orange, California. In 1978, I received my Master of Arts degree from Chapman University. In 2001, I obtained my Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Washington School of Professional Psychology. I also have credentials as a Mental Health Counselor and Drug and Alcohol Counselor, and I am Nationally Certified as a School Psychologist. I am also trained as an EMDR therapist.

I have over thirty years of experience in the mental health field. I am experienced in providing psychological evaluations as well as individual, group, family and couples therapy. I specialize in trauma treatment. I also specialize in the evaluation and treatment of Asperger’s Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorders, and the treatment of insomnia using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I).

In therapy, I work from a constructivist/existential perspective , and practice from an equalitarian point of view.
I am a Clinical Psychologist licensed in the States of Washington and Texas. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Biola University in 1999. In 2001, I completed my Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology and went on to complete my Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology in 2006.

My clinical training includes externships at Los Angeles County, USC Medical Center and Biola University Counseling Center where I provided psychological assessment, biofeedback and psychotherapy in an adult outpatient population. I completed a predoctoral internship at Norwich University Counseling and Psychological Services in Northfield, Vermont in 2006.

I have worked with a variety of problems including depression, anxiety disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, adjustment disorders, personality disorders, and marital problems.

My theoretical orientation is eclectic, drawing heavily upon Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, and principles of Behavior Modification (i.e., operant conditioning). Over the years, I have worked in private practices and in a brain injury treatment program in Houston, Texas, where I specialized in conducting neuropsychological assessments for adolescents and adults with traumatic brain injuries and other neurological disorders. I also provided cognitive rehabilitation services in the Project ReEntry program, teaching compensatory strategies to remediate cognitive deficits and assisting individuals in their return to employment.

I am also in the treatment of insomnia using CBT-I (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia). I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, and families collaboratively to help them find solutions to their problems.
I am a Clinical Psychologist licensed in the State of Washington. I am a member of the American Psychological Association, the Washington State Psychological Association, The Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study, and the Pacific Northwest Psychoanalytic Society.

I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree and Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Washington and have over 30 years expeience doing psychotherapy. I offer psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapy which focuses upon understanding and working with emotional and behavioral patterns that cause difficulty.

My specialties are in the fields of loss, grief, trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, dissociative disorders and personality disorders. I work with individual adults.
I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of Washington (Lic. No. PSY00002607), who is dual-board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in clinical psychology and clinical child and adolescent psychology. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Masters of Arts degree in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling from Chapman College, Orange, California, in 1984 and 1988 respectively, followed by a 1993 Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (now Palo Alto University), located in Palo Alto, California. In 1995, I completed a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Child Clinical Psychology at Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts.

I am a recently retired Navy Clinical Psychologist with over 26 years of military service with extensive experience in the psychological assessment of children, adolescents, and adults for a wide-array of problems, including Trauma and Other Stressor-Related Disorders [e.g., Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)], Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Disorders (e.g., Intellectual Disability, Learning Disorders, ADHD), Depression and Bipolar Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Somatic Disorders, parenting issues, academic problems, and work-related issues.

I directed and worked as a pediatric psychologist in the military’s Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) program for over 13-years, conducting psychological assessments of children and families with special needs ages birth to 21-years, in order to help determine eligibility for early intervention and special education services in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).

My theoretical orientation is eclectic, drawing upon Cognitive-Behavioral, Developmental, and Systems oriented models. I also have extensive experience with utilizing, researching, and training in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Washington. I obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Pacific Lutheran University in 1994. In 2001, I obtained my Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Antioch University in Seattle.

I have had experience in school districts as a family therapist and substance abuse counselor, working with teens in the school setting for the OESD.

I have been in private practice at Peninsula Psychological Center, Inc., P.S. since 2005, where I have worked with individuals, couples, and families, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Brief, and Solution Focused therapies. I have also completed level two of the training program at the Gottman Institute for Marital Therapy.

I specialize in helping clients with communication issues, parenting, anxiety disorders, depression, and life transitions. I have experience with couples, teens, and military families. I work with patients with symptom reduction, increasing emotional health and moving forward in their personal growth.
I am licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Washington.

I obtained my Master of Arts degree in marriage and family therapy from City University in 2000, and my Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Walden University in 2011. I am a member of the American Psychological Association and the American Association of Trauma Professionals.

My primary therapeutic orientation is Gestalt, and I also incorporate the techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and Thought Field Therapy in working with clients.

I have 14 years of experience as a psychotherapist. My specialties are in the fields of trauma, PTSD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and personality disorders. I work with adolescents and adults in individual therapy as well as providing couples therapy and family therapy.
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the State of Washington. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in English from College of the Holy Cross in Worchester, Massachusetts in 1982. In 1987, I obtained the Master of Social Work degree, with a concentration in Clinical Psychology, from Columbia University in New York.

My areas of expertise include adolescent psychotherapy, marriage and family counseling, and chemical dependency issues. I have worked in the field of mental health and particularly with adolescents since 1982 in a wide variety of settings including outpatient private practice, group homes, residential treatment, hospital, and day treatment facilities.
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the State of Washington. I obtained my Bachelor of Social Work degree in 1996 from the University of Hawaii. In 1997, I obtained the Master of Social Work degree from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu.

I specialize in the treatment of trauma of all types: physical, psychological, and sexual abuse. I also have expertise with grief and loss issues, ADD/ADHD, skills training, and EMDR for PTSD, depression and anxiety. I am an EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) Certified Therapist in EMDR.

I treat children (age 4 and older), teens, adults, and seniors. I use treatment methods including EMDR, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. I offer Christian counseling, family counseling, individual counseling and marital counseling.
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the State of Washington. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio in 1985 and spent over a decade in Human Resources management. In 2001, I received my Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. In 2004, I completed a University of Washington certificate program in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. I am a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

I have nearly 10 years of experience as a social worker and mental health counselor in outpatient settings. I work with diverse client populations including teens, adults, couples and seniors. My therapeutic orientation is Cognitive-Behavioral and includes Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. I have extensive experience working with a variety of problems including depression, addiction issues, anxiety, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, employment issues, PTSD and trauma.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Washington in 1981. In 1994, I received my Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University in Seattle.

I worked as a criminal investigator and social worker from 1981 to 1993. I worked extensively with families and adolescents charged with crimes. My work also involved support for mentally ill offenders in King County, Washington. Prior to my licensure, I completed a one year outpatient internship at the Center for Child and Family Therapy in Bremerton, Washington.

My focus is on family and individual counseling with a special emphasis upon children, adolescents, and parenting issues.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1983. In 1994, I obtained a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.

I have over ten years of clinical experience working as a psychotherapist in private and public mental health clinics. I provide psychotherapy for clients experiencing depression, anxiety, compulsive and impulsive behavioral difficulties.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington. I obtained my Bachelor Arts degree in Business Administration and Management in 1978 from the College of St. Benedicts. In 1994, I obtained my Master of Science degree in Counseling and Education from University of Dayton. I obtained certification for Clinical Counseling from the University of Dayton in 1998.

I have worked in the field of mental health with children and adults for over fifteen years in a variety of settings. I have worked in private practice and in public mental health clinics, where I have worked as a supervisor and administrator in mental health and chemical dependency.

My areas of expertise include addiction, children’s mental health, marriage and family counseling, PTSD, anxiety disorders, and depression. I also treat insomnia using CBT-I, a brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for insomnia.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Denison University in Granville, Ohio in 2002. In 2006, I received my Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Clinical Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio. I am a member of the American Counseling Association, EMDRIA (EMDR International Association), the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association, and the American Association of Christian Counselors.

My therapeutic orientation is eclectic, drawing upon Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Developmental Psychology. I am also trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing). My goal is to walk alongside my clients to provide them with hope, healing and restoration.

My areas of expertise include the treatment of adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and PTSD or trauma-related symptoms from childhood physical/sexual abuse, domestic violence, and/or verbal and emotional abuse. In addition, I have experience working with co-dependency and boundary issues in relationships, as well as Christian counseling.

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Office Hours
The office staff is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The professional staff is available Monday through Saturday. Daytime, evening, and limited weekend appointments are available at the center.

Payment Plans
Psychologists and therapists at Peninsula Psychological Center, Inc., P.S. are preferred providers for a number of insurance companies including Aetna, BridgeSpan Health, First Choice, GEHA, Group Health, Humana LifeSynch Behavioral Healthcare, KPS Health Plans, LifeWise, Magellan, MHN, MultiPlan, Optum Health, PacifiCare, Premera Blue Cross, Regence Blue Shield, Tricare, Uniform Medical, United Behavioral Health, and most other insurance plans.

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