I am available to patients already in practice for after hour emergencies.  However, if there is a psychiatric emergency that requires immediate attention (e.g. suicidal intent or plan or feelings of wanting to hurt someone), please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Hotlines and Crisis Intervention Services are available below and can be useful for those who need assistance or support:

  • 24-hour Psychiatric Emergency Service at San Francisco General Hospital at (415) 206-8125
  • San Francisco Suicide Hotline at (415) 781-0500
  • San Francisco HIV Nightline (415) 434-AIDS or 1-800-273-AIDS
  • Veteran’s Crisis Hotline (800) 273-8255 or veteranscrisishotline.net
  • San Francisco Drug Line (415) 362-3400
  • San Francisco Women Against Rape (415) 647-7273
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can connect you to a local crisis line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Friendship Line for the Elderly (415) 752-3778
  • Westside Crisis Clinic (415) 355-0311 ext. 5
  • Child and Adolescent Sexual Abuse Resource Center (CASARC) (415) 206-8386
  • Comprehensive Child Crisis (415) 970-3800
  • San Francisco Mobile Crisis Team (415) 355-8300
  • Residential Drug Treatment Programs: Henry Ohloff House (877) 677-4543;  Saint Helena Recovery Center (800) 454-4673
  • GLBT National Help Center (888) 843-4564
  • GLBT National Youth Talk Line (800) 246-7743

DISCLAIMERThese web pages were created for your information and to present my services to you. The material included on this site is intended for informational purposes only and in no way is meant to substitute for individualized mental health therapy provided in person by a professional. The primary goal is to assist individuals and couples in determining whether the services provided by me would meet your needs. I do not provide the information on these pages to substitute for individualized therapies.