I created Ally Counseling for a single purpose – to help people build better lives.  I strongly believe that everyone deserves a wonderful life and is capable of reaching that goal.  Life can be challenging and sometimes you need a partner who has the knowledge, skills, and determination to help you live your fullest life.  Whether you aspire to improve your personal life, career, or workplace, I help people bring out their best so they can make positive and lasting changes in their lives.


Oregon – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, T1602

California – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 112754


University of Colorado at Boulder, Bachelor of Arts & Sciences

Santa Clara University, California, Master of Counseling Psychology


Compassion Cultivation Training, Stanford University, Center for Compassion and Altruism Research Education

DBT Skills Training, Optimum Performance Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Training, Palo Alto, CA

Mandated Reporter Training, County of San Mateo, CA Human Services Agency

Youth Mental Heath First Aid USA, Palo Alto, CA