I don't have the answers to all of life's questions.
However, here are some of the most frequently asked questions that I receive.
If you are unsure about anything not covered below, please contact me. I'm happy to speak with you.
I am a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor at The Place Within in Roseville. I work under the supervision of Gary Henderson.
Board of Behavioral Sciences
Registered Associate MFT #114268
Registered Associate PCC #6584
University of San Francisco
Master's in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
Arizona State University
Bachelor's in Psychology
I utilize an integrative approach, meaning that I tailor therapy to your needs and goals. I utilize several therapeutic modalities, including Internal Family Systems, Psychodynamic, Somatic, Experiential, and Cognitive Behavioral approaches.
I am trained in Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused CBT, Prepare Enrich and Phases 1, 2 and 3 of BrainSpotting
If you are a first time client, please call and leave me a detailed message on my confidential voicemail that includes your name, telephone number, and specific times that I can reach you.
If you are an existing client at The Place Within, you can call, text, email, or schedule an appointment on the "Appointments" tab.
At The Place Within, a non-profit counseling center, we offer affordable, high-quality counseling services on a sliding scale that is based on your income. Rates range from $35-$90 per 50 minutes session.
The Place Within accepts cash, check, and debit or credit cards.
I work with:
The Place Within does not accept insurance.
We do accept clients who have been approved by the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB).
Yes, below is a convenient link that will provide you with the new client forms that must be filled out before our first session.
I require 24 hours notice for all cancellations. Failure to cancel within that time frame results in a charge of your full session fee.
Unless required by law to break confidentiality, everything you tell me will be confidential.
As a mandated reporter, I am required to break confidentiality in cases of child abuse, elder abuse, harm to self or others, or a court subpoena.
I typically return calls within 24 hours of receiving your message. I usually see clients on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. I also offer evening appointments for those with hectic work schedules.
If you are having a counseling emergency, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at
Of course you can get better. I would have the worst job in the world if people didn't. That being said, therapy is a very individual process. We must first determine if we are a good match--the therapeutic relationship is often the most important factor driving success. Sometimes a shift can be made simply by being in the presence of someone who is compassionate and believes you can heal.