Knowledgable guidance to help you feel better right away.

decades of experience

Jacki has been a clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists for more than 20 years. She received her Master of Science in Psychology from California State University at Hayward (now Cal State East Bay) and is certified in EMDR.

In 1990, Jacki was honored with an “Unsung Hero” award by the San Mateo County Child Advocacy Council. She has counseled thousands of individuals, couples, adolescents, and families through life's challenges.

specialized expertise

Jacki has extensive experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, grief and loss, couples, perinatal mood disorders, chronic pain, and EMDR. For many years, she has focused primarily on assisting mothers, fathers and couples through the challenging and special experience of having a baby and raising a family.

Jacki is able to help any client—whether they are an individual or couple—who wants to better understand their experience in order to more effectively achieve their goals.

supportive approach

Counseling with Jacki is efficient, effective, and empowering. Jacki specializes in solution-based therapy based entirely on the goals of the client. She believes treatment is most effective when clients themselves decide what works for them.

Jacki's counseling style is warm, caring, and practical. She works cooperatively with clients to help them make changes in their lives. Treatment is based entirely around each person's unique needs, desires for their life, and personal situation.