EDUCATION

Education

  • MA in Counseling Psychology, concentration in Integral Counseling Psychology, 2009, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, California, USA
  • MA in Psychology, concentration in Clinical Psychology, 2000, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Certification

  • SEP – Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
  • EMDRIA Approved Consultatnt
  • EMDR Certified Therapist and Approved Consultant
  • Certified Realization Process Teacher

Specialized Training

  • 2016: Advanced EMDR Training in EMDR Protocol for Recent Critical Incidents and EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol with Ignacio Jarero, PhD, EdD, Burlingame, CA
  • 2016 – 2017: Training for researchers in upcoming MAPS-sponsered Phase 3 trial for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD with Michael Mithoefer, M.D, Annie Mithoefer, B.S.N, and Marcela Ot’alora, M.A., L.P.C.
  • 2016: Organic Intelligence Expert Training with Steve Hoskinson, 1-year online training
  • 2016: EMDR treatment of OCD Spectrum Disorders with Dr. Priscilla Marquis, Oakland, CA
  • 2016: Positive Affect Tolerance Protocol with Dr. Andrew Leeds, San Mateo, CA
  • 2016: Community-based EMDR therapy with Military Veterans with Ted Oleynik and Mark Nickerson, online workshop
  • 2016: Day long consultation with Dr. Peter Levine: Corte Madeira, CA
  • 2015: Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia, online training
  • 2015: Somatic Experiencing  Training  with  Steve  Hoskinson, Advanced Level, Burlingame, CA
  • 2015: Family Constellations Therapy Training: The Core Language Approach with Mark Wolynn, Mill Valley, CA
  • 2014: Somatic Experiencing Master Class with Dr. Peter Levine: Depression, Aggression, Triumph and Life Energy, Dana Point, CA
  • 2013-2016: Somatic Experiencing monthly consultation group, Bay Area, CA
  • 2013-2015: EMDR Consultants monthly consultation group, San Mateo, CA
  • 2014: Somatic Experiencing Training with Steve Hoskinson, Intermediate Level, Tiburon, CA
  • 2013: Day long consultation with Dr. Peter Levine: Corte Madeira, CA
  • 2013: Somatic Experiencing Training with Steve Hoskinson, Beginning Level, Tiburon, CA
  • 2013: The Realization Process, Embodiment Teacher Training with Dr. Judith Blackstone, Teletraining
  • 2013-2014: Family Support Training Specialist, Family Paths, Oakland, CA
  • 2012-2013: Emotionally Focused Therapy Core Skills Training with Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen, San Francisco, CA
  • 2012: The Realization Process, Spiritual Psychotherapy Teacher Training  with  Dr. Judith Blackstone, Ross, CA
  • 2012: The Realization Process, Meditation Teacher Training with Dr. Judith Blackstone, Ross, CA
  • 2012: Emotionally Focused Therapy Externship with Dr. Sue Johnson, San Francisco, CA
  • 2012: Certificate of Completion of “Use Your Body to Heal Your Mind”, San Francisco, CA, 2012
  • 2010-2014: Hot Line After Hours Counselor, Family Paths, Oakland, CA
  • 2010: Sand play training, Oakland, CA
  • 2010: Art therapy training, Oakland, CA
  • 2010-2011: Internship at Family Paths, Hayward, CA
  • 2010-2013: Internship at Marina Counseling Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 2010: Hot line Counselor Training, Oakland, CA
  • 2009-2010: Play therapy trainings offered by CA Play Therapy Association, Bay Area, CA
  • 2009-2010: Internship at Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center, CIIS, San Francisco, CA
  • 2009: Sand play training, San Francisco, CA
  • 2009-2013: EMDR monthly consultation group with Cynthia Kong, MFT, San Francisco, CA
  • 2009: EMDR training with Dr. Gerald Puk, EMDR Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • 2008-2009: Trainee at Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 2008-2009: Enneagram training with Dr. Frank De Luca, San Francisco, CA
  • 2009: Collaborative Couple Therapy Training with Dr. Dan Wile, Berkley, CA
  • 2009: Meditation Training At Psychic Horizons, Steps 1, 2, and 3, San Francisco, CA
  • 2003: Master Choa Kok Sui Pranic Healing Course, Sydney, Australia, 2003
  • 2002: Certificate Level IV in Remedial Therapies, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Sydney, Australia
  • 2001-2002: Counselor at Ikebukuro Counseling Center, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1998-2001: 3.5 years Group Therapy Intensive Training, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2000: Art Therapy Training by SUR, Czech Republic
  • 1999: Trainee at Diakonie, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1999: Sand play training, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1998: Certificate in Working with HIV+ population, Sananim and A.N.O., Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1996-1999: Counselor and outreach worker at Sananim, Prague, Czech Republic