I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing couples, individual, and family psychotherapy to clients throughout the greater Los Angeles area. In addition to my private- practice work, I conduct training and consultation groups for other clinicians. I have been fascinated by human psychology ever since childhood, with decades of experience in personal growth, and it has been so exciting to move more deeply into this field professionally over the past decade.
I graduated from Pacifica Graduate Institute with a Masters degree in counseling psychology, focusing on the study of Jungian psychology. I also have Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Before fully focusing on my professional psychotherapeutic work, my career and experience was inside high-paced technology companies, so I have a deep understanding of modern corporate cultures from an insider’s perspective and have been able to help clients who are experiencing obstacles working inside these settings.
I immigrated to the US from Croatia almost thirty years ago, so my personal experience of acclimating to this country has been invaluable in my work with diverse clients who are going through a similar process.
I believe that psychotherapy should be tailored to your unique situation and the particular challenges you are facing. To provide you with the most effective support, I draw from a number of psychological theories, including psychodynamic and humanistic approaches. I also use techniques from sensorimotor, cognitive-behavioral (CBT), and postmodern therapies, providing a cohesive, multidimensional approach to helping my clients feel better and optimally function in different aspects of their lives.
The individuals and couples I’ve worked with in therapy have been contending with a wide range of challenges: