B.S. - U.C. Davis 1983 – major Biological Sciences, minor Psychology
M.D. - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 1987
Psychiatry Residency – Sheppard-Pratt hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1987-1990
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship – U.C. Irvine 1990-1992
Diplomate in Psychiatry by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 1994
Diplomate in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by ABPN 1999
Diploma of the Institute of Homoeopathy 1998
Minirth-Meier Clinics West outpatient clinic and day hospital 1992-1994
Associate at Mission Psychological Consultants San Juan Capistrano 1997-2013
Solo Private Psychiatric Practice in Irvine 1994-current
Every person is unique. I’m less concerned about diagnosis than about identifying what is out of balance physically, emotionally, mentally, or spiritually.
Relationship is essential to healing and is the foundation of psychotherapy. When brain chemicals become disrupted due to dysfunctional relationships, unhealthy lifestyles, or genetic susceptibility, the correct medication can provide a boost up towards living life more fully and creatively.