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Location:   Colorado
Current Job Title:   Psychotherapist
Current Employer:   Self-employed/private practice
Work History:   Private Practice
Director, Child Psychiatric Unit
College Professor
Most Advanced Degree:   MS, PhD can.
School:    Walden University
Major or Emphasis:   Psychology
Certifications, Awards, Patents, Publications & Other Education:   Education

•     B.A. Psychology. Eckerd College, December 1989

•     M.S. Counseling. Nova Southeastern University, April 1996

•     PhD Psychology. Walden University, ABD.

Private Practitioner. Psychotherapist in Private Practice.                       1/97-present
Conduct individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Facilitate group psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Areas of specialty include substance abuse, addictions, social skills, depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, parental conflict, school issues, school readiness testing, marital conflict, past or current abuse issues, parenting, custody issues, parenting after divorce, trauma and rape counseling.

Publications

•     “Women of” Magazine: Parenting: Your Child's Attempts to Shed an Undesirable Friend

•     “Women of” Magazine: Causes and Cures: Anorexia and Bulimia
•     “Women of” Magazine: Ask the Therapist: Strategies for Managing Stress

Other relevant work experience

Y.O.U. Inc., The Wetzel Center. Director of Children's Services.                             2001
Director of 16 bed NCOA accredited staff secure Child Psychiatric Unit for emotionally, behaviorally, socially and medically challenged children ages 6-12. Supervisor of over 50 full and part time staff including Social Work department staff, Educational department staff, interns, and volunteers. Senior Management Team member. Additionally, participated in a study of child sex-offenders in conjunction with The National Institute of Health (NIH) Mental Health Division, as the Clinician for Parents of the offenders.

Experience:   ABD for a PhD in Psychology, Psychotherapist for over 20 years


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