Erica is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in young adult, teen and child therapy, and maintains a private practice in Encino, CA on Saturdays and Santa Monica, CA during the week.
With over 20 years experience working with children, teens, and families, and as a graduate of USC specializing in Clinical Social Work, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are working with depression, anxiety, developing identity, family issues, and school/job performance.
In addition to being a prominent relational therapist, Erica has completed her coursework at The Reiss-Davis Graduate Center of Child Development and Psychotherapy and is working on finishing her doctoral dissertation on using attachment theory and mindfulness in therapy to improve outcomes.
Erica is an interactive, dynamic, and relational therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients gain insight and effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Education: BA in Human Development at Pacific Oaks College, MA in Human Development at Pacific Oaks College, MSW at USC
License, Certifications & Awards: California LCS 68104, Certified Breakthrough Parenting® Instructor, Certified Reflective Parenting Facilitator
Additional Training: Trained in Child Parent Psychotherapy
Professional Activities and Memberships: National Association of Socal Workers, Infant Massage USA