About Cara

I believe in the power of relationship, of the healing potential in the healthy connection with another. I often hear this as a fundamental theme from those I work with; we connect, and through that connection comes a deeper awareness of where we are caught and how to untangle from those caught places. I am a body centered psychotherapist, bringing in tools of trauma re-negotiation and resolution that I gratefully learned through my training in Somatic Experiencing.

Together we will discover, through the wisdom of the body and breath, your innate resiliency and capacity for wholeness.

Through my training and experience in Systemic Constellation work we can together explore the dynamics of the family in ways that foster a healthy completion with both your family of origin and current family system. I have also worked for the last two decades with ill and dying children and their families. My experience there deeply informed and shaped my connection to the human experience. Out of that experience, I’ve formed a support group for parents with ill children that offers practical, hands-on tools for self-regulation.

Education and Training:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC# 47641)
  • Masters in Counseling Psychology ( California Institute of Integral Studies)
  • Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute)
  • Systemic Constellation Facilitator (Hellinger Institute)