• LCSW since 1990

  • AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

  • Faculty, The Center for Excellence in EMDR therapy

  • EMDR Certified

  • EMDR Approved Consultant

  • Imago Advanced Clinician

  • Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

  • ISTI Certified Sex and Couples Therapist

Training in attachment, cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems, mental health first aid, reiki healing master level 2 , various other models of couples therapy, addiction treatment, peak performance & group exercise.

The current co - chair of the Friends Board for Alexandria Mental Health Center. Friends works to provide for those without back up as well as to decrease stigma for folks seeking mental health treatment.

35 year relationship with my significant other, Empty nesters & Co-conservators of our historic building located in Old Town Alexandria, VA.

Also a musician, singer, dancer, book club member, community volunteer, bicyclist, paddle boarder and kayaker, etc.. depending on opportunity!