I am a psychotherapist and leadership coach 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. My expertise is in guiding individuals, couples and families through a profoundly healing process which unlocks inner and relational potential.
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
Heart Math Certified Practitioner, 4/2020
Encounter-centered Couples Transformational Therapist. Completed a three year master training with Hedy Schleifer, 4/2014
EMDR Therapist- Certified, 7/2010
Advanced IMAGO Relationship Therapist- Certified, 4/2003
Outward Bound Wilderness Therapist- trained, 7/1991
Maryland Licensed Independent Social Work LICSW-C: 16399
Private Practitioner, 2007-Present
Specializing in Imago Relationship Therapy, EMDR Therapy and Encounter-centered Couples Transformation
Transformational Coach, Mobius Executive Leadership May 2018- Present
Providing intensive one-on-one sessions with senior executives to unlock their potential
Group Facilitator for Thomas Heubl's Pocket Project for Healing Cultural and Transgenerational Trauma Healing, 4/2020- Present
Co-facilitating groups for processing of trauma and building resilience
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.