- LCSW since 1990
- AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
- EMDR Certified
- EMDR 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.
I have been in my relationship with my significant other for 33 years, we are empty nesters & co-conservators of our historic building located in Old Town Alexandria, VA.
I am also a musician, singer, dancer, group exercise instructor, book club member, community volunteer, paddle board and kayaker, etc.. depending on opportunity!