I believe in developing a partnership with my patients, engaging them in all decision making during their care.

I enjoy cooking, reading, gardening, and martial arts.


Qualifications and experience

Psychiatry, Transgender Health, Mental Health and Behavior - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mental Health and Behavior - Phobias, Mental Health and Behavior - Panic Disorder, Mental Health and Behavior - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Mental Health and Behavior - Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety, Mental Health and Behavior
Languages spoken
Medical School
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1989)

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Program (1993)

University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1985)

Clinical interest for patients

I enjoy working with adults dealing with anxiety or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). I also enjoy working with adults with LGBTQ related issues and am the co-founder of the UCHealth LGBTQ Mental Health Clinic (Imagine Clinic) and the UCHealth Integrated Transgender Program

Research interest for patients

I do research with adolescents who have problems with drug abuse and other psychiatric issues. Part of my research includes using activities such as martial arts to help teenagers who have drug problems.

Volunteer activities

I serve on the Board of Directors for the GLBT Community Center of Colorado.

Metro Denver