Helpful Resources


”The 5 love languages” by Gary Chapman

Chronic Pain:

“You are not your pain: using mindfulness to relieve pain, reduce stress, and restore well-being” by Vidyamala Burch & Danny Penman


“Mindfulness: an eight-week plan for finding peace in a frantic world” by Mark Williams & Danny Penman

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR):


“Boundaries” by Henry Cloud & John Townsend


“Present over perfect” by Shauna Niequist

What is online counseling/teletherapy?

Online counseling/teletherapy uses video chat technology via phone, tablet, or computer.

How do I make an appointment for online counseling?



Create an account in order to view counselors in your area & cost information.

What about my privacy?

Videos and records are HIPAA compliant and counselors are required to keep all information discussed private and confidential

Exceptions to privacy/confidentiality: Counselors follow safety protocols in the event any information is shared that would indicate danger/harm, sometimes this requires sharing safety information with appropriate persons to prevent harm.

Do MDLIVE and American Well accept insurance?

Yes, during the registration process you will be asked to enter insurance information.

What is the cost?

$59-$99 depending on insurance.

Typically copays range from $10-$50.

How many sessions/appointments is typical?

Research shows the greatest changes occur within 4 sessions.

How long do appointments last?

Sessions last between 45-55 minutes.

How is counseling different from talking to a friend?

Counselors use research-based techniques to impact change.

Licensure for counselors is received through each state licensing board and requires at least 3000 hours of supervised counseling before licensing.

What type of problems do counselors treat?

I treat the following problem areas: Anxiety, Depression, PTSD/Trauma, LGBTQ & Gender Identity Disorders, Grief/Bereavement, Attachment Disorders, Marital/Relationships, and Life Transitions.

Contact Me

Ask a question or book an appointment below. For emergencies call 911 or visit your nearest hospital

(234) 301-3513

1234 Divi St. #1000, San Francisco, CA 95123