About Me

I love to empower people in their career transitions. I have created my process to be empowering for my clients from beginning to end in order that my clients will get the job they want in the short term and create the best career for them in the long run. I value authenticity, honesty and compassion and promise to apply these in my work with you. I look forward to working with you on your career path.

My Skills and Background

Education

  • MA Educational Counseling, San Jose State University
  • MA Psychology, Humboldt State University
  • BA Social Science, Chapman University

Training

  • Career Counseling Internship; SCCWorks/OTI Partnership
  • Counseling Internship; UNZA HIV/AIDS Response Clinic, Lusaka, Zambia
  • Facilitating Skills Seminar
  • Facilitating Skills and Peer Coaching

Work History

Redwood City School District

  • Technology Teacher and Trainer
  • Language Arts Teacher
  • Conflict Resolution Mentor / Teacher

Skills

  • Listening for understanding
  • Asking questions to gain insight
  • Understanding people and interpersonal issues
  • Educating and Empowering people

Interests

In my free time, I love learning, reading, camping and walking in the trees. I especially enjoy hiking, snowshoeing and XC skiing in my local mountains. I find joy in those occasional wildlife sightings: eagles, hawks, turkey and bears in the mountains; otters, whales and sea lions in the ocean. Oh yeah, and crocs, elephants and hippos in Zambia!!