I am a psychotherapist with expertise in relational and personal transformation. I have extensive training and experience as an Advanced Imago Therapist, EMDR (trauma) Therapist and Encounter- Centered Couples Therapist. I had the honor of serving as Vice President and President of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Imago Therapists - an organization of over one hundred relational therapists. My specialty is in helping relationships heal and grow into their fullest potential. I am licensed and see clients in Connecticut, Maryland and Washington, DC. I also serve as a coach/psychotherapist for Mobius Executive Leadership programs designed to unlock personal and interpersonal potential in executives.
NYU School of Social Work, MSW, 1992
University of Vermont, BA, 1988
Professional Leadership and Membership:
Transformational Faculty Psychotherapist/Coach for Mobius Executive Leadership 7/2018- Present
President: Mid Atlantic Imago Couples Therapists Association 9/2015 -9/2017
Vice President: Mid Atlantic Imago Therapists Association 9/2012-9/2015
Education Committee Member - MAIT 2011-Present
Imago Relationships International member since 2001
NASW member since 1992
Professional Certifications and Licenses:
HeartMath Certified Practitioner 4/2020
Encounter-centered Couples Therapist
Completed three year master class training 4/2014
EMDR Therapist- Certified 7/2010
Advanced IMAGO Therapist- Certified 4/2003
Outward Bound Wilderness Therapist- trained 7/1991
MD License: 16399
DC License: 50080036
CT License: 03375
Transformational Coach/Psychotherapist - Mobius Executive Leadership
May 2018- present :
Providing one-on-one sessions with executives to unlock their potential.
Private Practitioner 2007-Present
Specializing in Imago Relationship Therapy, EMDR Therapy and Encounter-centered Couples Therapy.
Associate Therapist , New Learning Therapy Center, Southport, CT 1997- 2007
Conducted individual, couple and family therapy. Interfaced with school systems, participated in weekly group supervision and gave in-service presentations/trainings.
Assistant Director of Child and Adolescent Program, The Boston Center, Boston, MA 1993-1995
Helped facilitate child program in a psychiatric partial hospital; conducted psychiatric assessments, created treatment plans for adolescents and children, conducted individual, family and group therapy, ran parenting skills workshops, collaborated with school system and social services.
Social Work Fellow, Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry Department. Children's Hospital, Boston MA 1992-1993
Provided individual and family therapy; assessed diagnosed and developed emergency treatment plans for the Rapid Diagnostic Clinic; received specialized training in sexual abuse therapy, play therapy and family therapy, collaborated with the school system and social services.