In addition to my education and clinical experience, I have a wide range of experience in business and personal life, as well as a strong foundation in physical wellness, as I recognize the strength and veracity of the mind-body connection.
Populations, concerns and disorders I have worked with:
- Couples and Families
- Victims of physical and sexual abuse
- Perpetrators of physical and sexual abuse
- Addiction/Substance Abuse
- Adjustment Disorders
- Grief and Bereavement
- Personality Disorders
- Life Issues
- Life Coaching
- Executive Coaching
Education and Credentials:
1975 - Central Michigan University – B S in Business Administration. Majors – Management & Psychology
2002 - British Canoe Union Level 2 Overseas Kayak Coach/Instructor
2004 - Center for Humanistic Studies – M A in Clinical Psychology
2006 - Michigan School of Professional Psychology – PsyS in Clinical Psychology
2008 - Michigan School of Professional Psychology – PsyD in Clinical Psychology
2009 - Michigan Certification Board of Addiction Professionals – Certified Advanced Addiction Counselor
1975 - 2000: Numerous business management positions culminating in retail chain ownership.
2000 - 2003: Executive coach for business owners and management staffs.
2003 - 2008: Intern psychotherapist and staff psychotherapist.
2008 - 2012: Psychotherapist in private practice and Deputy Director of Gateway Counseling Center
2012 - Present: Psychotherapist in private practice and Founder/Director of Horizon Counseling Services