Zoe (She/Her) is a registered clinical social worker and Linehan-Board Certified DBT clinician. She holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University in New York where she received extensive specialized DBT training under the supervision of leading DBT experts. Additionally, Zoe has completed other trainings to strengthen her practice and takes special interest in Mindful Self-Compassion.
Zoe brings a warm, collaborative, and non-judgmental approach to therapy and believes in enhancing individual strengths to help her clients reach their goals. Zoe specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and works with adults and adolescents seeking support for mood disorders, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, personality disorders, substance abuse, and trauma. Her experience is rooted in other modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindful Self-Compassion, and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Zoe provides culturally-sensitive and trauma-informed care, and values establishing a relationship between equals as therapist and client.
Zoe has experience working in residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient settings as a therapist. Most recently, Zoe worked as a program therapist at Clearview Treatment Programs in Los Angeles, CA for three years in their outpatient program where she conducted both individual and group therapy. At Clearview, Zoe worked with families and loved ones by facilitating Alan Fruzzetti’s Family Connections Program, which brought families together to receive psychoeducation and skills.
In her free time, Zoe spends her time rock climbing, reading, attempting to cook complicated Ottolenghi recipes, and working on her most recent quilting project. Despite her time spent in Southern California, Zoe does prefer colder weather.