Bethany (Beth) has a passion for women’s reproductive and health issues and has worked in this field for over 17 years. She specializes in Postpartum Mood Disorders, working with couples struggling with pregnancy loss, infertility or facing adoption or surrogacy. She is passionate about coaching and guiding parents through their adjustment to their new roles and helping couples develop their solid identities as parents. Additionally, she assists women recovering from birth trauma and families who have children with medical and other health-related issues. Beth is also passionate about working with clients experiencing grief, new or chronic medical issues, and mood disorders in addition to other life stressors and transitions.
Beth has worked at Scripps and Kaiser in both hospital and outpatient psychiatric settings and is now in a group private practice. She enjoys facilitating group therapy and has lead postpartum depression support groups for new mothers and currently leads a psycho-education group for people dealing with anxiety. She also enjoys being active in the community, and has volunteered on the Postpartum Health Alliance Board and other community organizations promoting and supporting women’s health and mental illness. Beth strongly believes in empowering her clients by teaching them useful techniques and tools so that they can become more resilient and healthy in their interactions with others and in their everyday lives.
Beth is an adjunct professor at a local University and supervises clinicians working towards their licenses as teaching others in the same field is a passion of hers. Beth received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology at Colorado State University and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from San Diego State University.