My area of clinical specialty focuses on the assessment and treatment of multiple chemical and process addictions with an emphasis on intimacy disorders, sex/love addiction and relational trauma, codependence, chronic infidelity, pornography addiction (adults and teens) , divorce, and the often related symptoms of anxiety, depression, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  I use a variety of effective treatment modalities with individuals and couples based on research , including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy  , EMDR, and Patrick Carnes’ Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) model which is designed to help addicts deal with their compulsions and to examine the tangled web of trauma, love, addictive sex, rage and fear often found in family relationships.  

Other Clinical Specialties include the following:



  • Sexual Abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • PTSD
  • Divorce, Betrayal
  • Rejection, Loss, Neglect, Emotional Abuse
  • Relational Trauma


  • Marital Issues specializing in sex addiction treatment, partner treatment
  • Family Conflict