My first name is pronounced "LEE-SET" (pronouns she/her/hers). I provide psychotherapy to Californians of all ages and my office is accessible. I've been licensed and working with depression, bipolar/mood disorders, anxiety and trauma for twenty years. I use evidence based treatment to help you feel better quickly. I draw on a variety of therapeutic techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strengths-Based Practice, Psychodynamic therapy, and Mindfulness (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy).
Bilingual in the Spanish language (Yo hablo español), I am committed to providing culturally competent care to LGBTIQQA people and welcome clients of color. I a cisgender woman of mixed ethnicity White/Latinx with white privilege. I do my best to keep on learning about how to be an anti-racist and helping clients heal from the effects of racism.
I have extensive experience providing gender affirming care to transgender, non binary, intersex and those questioning. I've worked with kids, teens, adults as well as their loved ones since 1999. I am a gender therapist and a Certified World Professional Association for Transgender Health SOC7 GEI Member.
I am a WPATH Certified Mentor and provide consultation/mentorship individually and through online consultation groups to mental health clinicians internationally. Learn more about my professional background and how I became a Gender Therapist.
Learn about LGBTIQQA terminology here.
My therapy practice is on indigenous Lisjan Ohlone land and to acknowledge this, and contribute to healing, I pay a Shuumi land tax. I also contribute monthly to TLC and TGIJP to give back to the tgnc community.