My practice is alas now closed to new patients. Here are professionals I refer to.


With adults, couples, teens and children, and families. Issues commonly addressed include:

  • Difficult feelings of anxiety, sadness, depression, irritability, anger, guilt, shame, or inadequacy
  • Relationship problems, including conflicts, difficulties remaining intimate friends, sexual concerns, and impasses around finances, childrearing, family life, etc.
  • Work stress and career planning
  • Helping teens find a clear path to the adult life that they really want to attain: one that’s worth working hard for and staying out of trouble
  • Helping both young people and adults with the skills of managing their own temperament, whether it’s in the spirited/ADHD range or at the other end of the spectrum: compulsive and rigid


  • Assessing children and adults for intellectual ability, temperament, emotional disturbance, academic skills, and school placement
  • Generating plans and other recommendations to make things better


  • School observations
  • Helping resolve disagreements between parents, or between parents and schools

Workshops and Lectures

  • To find out about presentations to your organization or group, please contact me.


My office address is:
25 Mitchell Boulevard, Suite 3
San Rafael, California 94903

There is a prominent West America bank (with a clock and thermometer) at the corner of Mitchell Boulevard and Redwood Highway whose front door faces the front door of my suite. (Here’s a map from

Office hours are usually within this timeframe:
Monday through Thursday (8:30 – 5:30). If you are coming north on 101 in the late afternoon, please consider the traffic.

You can make an appointment by calling me at 415/491-4900.

Before we meet, please print out and review all the forms below:

These forms are in pdf format; please call me if you have difficulty opening them in your computer. Please fill out the Client Intake Form and bring it with you to your first appointment, as well as a signed copy of the Approach to Psychotherapy and Client Information forms.

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