Education:
BA/MA English, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY 1987-1993
Thesis: Orality and Literacy in Godwin’s Caleb Williams
MA Counseling Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Montecito, CA, 2005-2009
Thesis: Collective Soul

Training:
The Infant Within: A Yearlong Course for Licensed Clinicians, C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, CA, 2014-2015
New Advances in Trauma Treatment, Bessel van der Kolk, San Francisco, CA, 2013
Gottman Method, Level I Training, San Francisco, CA, 2012
Internal Family Systems, Level I Training, Burlingame, CA, 2011-2012

Experience:
Private Practice Therapist, 2013-present
Private Practice Intern with emphasis on alternative lifestyles, 2011-2013, Supervisor: Dossie Easton
Private Practice Intern with emphasis on mindfulness, 2010-2011, Supervisor: Lee Lipp
Trainee/Intern Therapist, 2008-2012, Haight Ashbury Psychological Services
Trainee/Intern Therapist, 2006-2009, USF Center for Child and Family Development, Placements: Holy Angels School, Colma, CA, 2006-2009 and Baden Continuation High School, South San Francisco, CA, 2008-2009

Teaching:
Internal Family Systems Therapy
Psychotherapy from a Jungian Approach
Talking to Clients about Sex
Understanding Open Relationships in a Clinical Context
Working with Couples

Alternative Lifestyles/Open Relationships, Guest Lecturer: Couples Course, Notre Dame de Namur, Belmont, CA, 2016-2017
A Practical Primer for Picking Poly-friendly Professionals, OpenSF, San Francisco, CA, 2012

Consultation:
I am available to consult with other mental health professionals on the above topics and others.