My Background

California State License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), CA LCS 25839

The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BA, Bachelor of Arts, South Asian Studies

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
MFA, Masters of Fine Arts, Sculpture

The Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA
MSW, Masters in Clinical Social Work

Additional Training:
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), The EMDR Institute
Hakomi Method for Individuals and Couples
The Couples Institute
Advanced Training in Hypnosis, The Milton H. Erickson Institute of the Bay Area
Advanced Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)

Awards & Publications:
The Elizabeth Hadley Award for Excellence in Treatment for Childhood Trauma (2003)
The National Times of Taiwan, Interview with His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama, Dharamsala, India (2000)
BDA Gold Award, Channel 5, London (1997)
BDA Bronze Award, Fx, Los Angeles (1996)
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Fellowship in Museum Curatorship, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles (1993)

Professional Activities & Memberships:
Member, Advanced Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
Member, The Couples Institute
Member, Member, The EMDR Institute
Member, MHEBA,The Milton H. Erickson Institute of the Bay Area
Member, NASW, National Association of Social Workers
Member, NASW CA, NASW California Chapter
Volunteer Clinician, A Home Within (for Children in Foster Care), San Francisco Chapter

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