I am a licensed
Clinical and Behavioral Psychologist in private practice in Kaneohe, HI
and an Adjunct Professor at Hawaii Pacific University. I
help children (age 4 & up), teens, and adults, providing individual,
family, couple/marriage, and play therapy as well as diagnostic
evaluations. My specialty is treating emotional problems (such as stress,
depression, anxiety, and anger), correcting behavior problems, improving
parenting, and counseling couples. I also facilitate adjustment to
changes such as marriage, divorce, and blending of families.
Utilizing an individualized, collaborative,
problem-solving approach, I provide Cognitive-Behavior Therapy tailored
to your needs. Together, we resolve issues from the past; change present
thoughts, feelings, and behaviors; and, work toward your goals. Please
use the menu, on the left, to find additional information and to learn more about my
A graduate of the University of Hawaii, at
Manoa, I have a dual Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology and
Behavioral Psychology. I also have a Master's Degree in Social
Psychology from the University of Bombay, India. I have been in private
practice as a Psychologist from February 1998 and have additional
experience as a Therapist or Psychologist since 1987.
I have taught, conducted research, and published
in the field of Clinical Psychology. My Master's thesis investigated the
relationship between Self-Concept and Social Behavior; my Doctoral
dissertation was a pioneering study of the relationship between
Personality Subtypes and Depression. As an Adjunct Professor at Hawaii
Pacific Unversity, I teach online undergraduate psychology courses.
Please call to schedule an appointment or if you have any questions.
My office is within easy access of Honolulu, Aiea, Kailua, Kaneohe, and
adjoining areas. Click on the location link for details.