I am a certified psychoanalyst and a licensed psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience. I also teach at Brooklyn College as an Adjunct Lecturer and serve as an Archives Editor for the American Journal of Psychoanalysis.
I am certified in in Psychoanalysis (2018) and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (1998) at the American Institute of Psychoanalysis. I obtained my masters degree in clinical social work from New York University (1996) in addition to a degree in psychology from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski in Bulgaria (1991).
Over the years, I have worked with adults, children and families in a variety of clinical and educational settings including the Reece School, Spence Chapin Services for Families and Children, BMCC, the Karen Horney Clinic and other mental health clinics.
I work with clients on a range of emotional issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, self-esteem struggles, relationship difficulties, parenting, adoption and issues of cultural adaptation and immigration.