Certified Gestalt Therapist, following completion of written, oral & clinical examination, October 2021
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, Bader & Pearson, Couples, Institute)
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, skill and practice I participate in ongoing professional training and consultation. My level of commitment, engagement, and learning keeps me current in my field of practice and prepares me to bring new perspectives to my work.