I am a licensed San Francisco psychologist with 20 years of experience providing psychotherapy. I teach, write, consult, and do research on sexual diversity and clinical and ethical issues related to psychotherapy and the Internet.

Issues I Treat

  • Anxiety, stress, and panic
  • Body image, food, and eating issues, from a size acceptance perspective
  • Career transitions, cultivating creativity, and issues related to being an entrepreneur
  • Depression
  • Gender and identity issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Healing difficult family relationships (mom, dad, and sibling issues)
  • Helping parents manage their response to a teen or young adult who is coming out about sexual or gender identity
  • Internet, technology and social media issues, including managing the pressure of online celebrity
  • Personal growth
  • Post-Burning Man processing
  • Procrastination and avoidance
  • Relationships, dating, and sexual concerns

New Psychotherapy Clients

Call (415)-501-9098 or email me so we can schedule a first session together. Or start with the pages under my Psychotherapy menu where you’ll find my services, fees, and policies. I welcome and work with heterosexual and LGBTQQA people; altsex, monogamous, polyamorous, vanilla, BDSM, and kink-identified people; and with sex workers and their partners.


Take a look at my Speaking, Consulting, and CE Credits menus or check out my shop.


If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, you should call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Room. For other crisis info, see my crisis resources.