Position at CCPH: Staff Psychologist and Director of the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health. Member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT).
Years at UMass: Arrived at UMass Amherst in 1995
Clinical Interests: Brief individual, couples and family therapy; crisis intervention; suicide prevention; systems consultation; psychology training. Mental Health and Student Affairs administration. Spanish-speaking.
Education: Ph.D., clinical psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley, Calif., 1986;
M.A., California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley, Calif., 1983; B.S., Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., 1980.
Professional Experience: Acting Vice President of Behavioral Health Services, Holyoke Hospital, 1995; Director, Center for Psychiatry, Holyoke Hospital, 1993 – 1995; Coordinator of Psychiatric Crisis/Liaison Services, Holyoke Hospital, Holyoke, Mass., 1992 – 1993; Assistant Program Director, Adolescent Dual Diagnosis Unit, Four Winds Hospital, Katonah, N.Y., 1987 – 1992; Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology, Fairfield Hills Hospital, Newtown, Conn., 1986 – 1987; Mental Health Clinician, Berkeley Community Mental Health Center, Berkeley, Calif., 1985 – 1986; Psychology Intern, McAuley Neuropsychiatric Institute, Saint Mary's Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., 1984 – 1985; Psychology Intern, Kaiser Hospital, Vallejo, Calif., 1983 – 1984; Psychology Intern, Berkeley Community Mental Health Center, Berkeley, Calif., 1982 – 1983.
Certifications/Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Provider, State of Massachusetts; Licensed Psychologist, State of New York; Registrant, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.
Memberships: American Psychological Association; American Association of Suicidology.
More about: When not at work I enjoy cross country and downhill skiing, bicycling and gardening.