"It's a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together."
Conscious Healing and Consulting is a private practice in San Diego, California. In public settings, I am known as a spiritual healer. My unique specialties in hypnotherapy, storytelling, songwriting, and humanitarian service paved the way for my exceptional career as a psychology professor, psychotherapist, talent and host of the radio documentary Love, Psyche & Soul.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), I specialize in treating mental health disorders and other challenging experiences encountered by individuals, couples, and families.
Moreover, I am a Depth Psychologist with specialization in Jungian and Archetypal Studies. My copyright published ProQuest Dissertation research entitled, "Differing Holy Moments: An Inquiry of the Archetypal Numinous in Prenatal Attachment" explores historical lineages of love and connection as contextualized within the extraordinary, particular, and diverse stories of women.
Having developed a broad understanding of depth psychotherapy approaches, I incorporate special techniques within client sessions and radio show episodes involving dream work, active imagination, guided meditation, hypnotherapy, narrative therapy, psychoanalysis, personality typology, cultural and spiritual sensitivity.
The field of depth psychology reflects the diverse skill set of a macro level practitioner. As such, I bring the experience of having worked as a Consultant for the State of California, Department of Health and Human Services, a Child Welfare Training Administrator for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, and a Management Consultant for multiple non-profit agencies where I provided valuable consumer insight to marketing professionals.
I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Minor in Social Work from San Diego State University, a Master of Social Work degree in Children, Youth and Families from California State University, Long Beach, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.
I have advanced level training in Clinical Hypnotherapy from the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH). I hold member affiliations within the American Psychological Association (APA), and the APA Divisions of Psychoanalysis and Hypnosis. Also, I had the privilege of attending a Doctoral Fellowship at the San Diego Psychoanalytic Center where I received additional mentorship on psychoanalytic principles.
In my spare time, I enjoy writing poetry and traveling abroad to explore different cultures.