My Expert Service

Parenting is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. Parenting refers to the activity of raising a child rather than the biological relationship. The goals of human parenting are debated. Usually, parental figures provide for a child's physical needs, protect them from harm, and impart in them skills and cultural values until they reach legal adulthood, usually after adolescence. Parenting is usually done by the biological parents of the child in question, although governments, extended family and society take a role as well. In many cases, orphaned or abandoned children receive parental care from non-parent blood relations. Others may be adopted, raised by foster care, or be placed in an orphanage. I have extensive experience working with families of children, and teens, from age 0-18. I also have experience concerning adult children. I have extensive experience working in conjunction with Child Protective services and our foster care system, including foster care, residential care and adoption.

Experience & Qualifications

I am an author and host of a sex education web series, currently in private practice in West Hollywood, CA. I have an MA from Pepperdine University in Clinical Psychology. I am Licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. I also have a BA from San Francisco State University in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Human Sexuality. I have 16 plus years of experience in the mental health field and extensive experience working with Parenting issues.