UC Davis, Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship, 2017 to 2018
Bringing Baby Home Educator, 2016
Board of Behavioral Sciences, LMFT License, 1991
University of Southern California, Ph.D. Candidate, 1986-1987
Loma Linda University, Marriage & Family Therapy, M.S., 1986
Loma Linda University, La Sierra Campus, Psychology & Administration of Justice, B.S., 1981
University of San Diego, Paralegal Certificate, 1981
Couples Therapy (Models of coupling by John Gottman, Bob & Rita Resnick, Sue Johnson)
Harvard Medical School & Brazelton Institute, New Born Observation , 2017
Bringing Baby Home Educator, A Psycho-educational
program for parents of children up to 3 years of age.
NCAST Certification, Babies 0-12 months Feeding Assessments
Experiential, Emotion Focused, Therapy
Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Gestalt Therapy: A holistic, experiential, present centered approach
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Biblical studies, Philosophy, Meditation
Parent-Infant Mental Health, Fellowship UC DAVIS
"Certificate of Excellence" for outstanding performance and lasting contribution for development and facilitation of a "Lunch & Learn" program, County of Riverside.
"Past President", Inland Empire Chapter of California Association of Marriage & Family Therapist.
"Outstanding Chapter Leader", California Association of Marriage & Family Therapy.
To refine and enrich my therapeutic presence I participate in ongoing professional training and consultation. This level of engagement keeps me current and engaged in my work.