Position: Staff Psychologist, Group Therapy Coordinator, Behavioral Medicine Services Coordinator
Joined UMass: 2009 (Psychology Intern 1989-1990)
Clinical interests: Women's mental health, group psychotherapy, psychodrama and gestalt therapy, behavioral medicine and mind/body psychotherapies, psychology and social work training, LGBTQ issues, and global mental health
Education: Ph.D., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.; M.S.W., University of Michigan, School for Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI; B.A.,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
Professional Experience: Private psychotherapy practice, Northampton, MA.; Adjunct faculty and clinical supervisor, Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA; Psychologist, Smith College Counseling Service, Northampton, MA; Adjunct Faculty, Women's Studies Dept., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; International mental health consultant. Over 30 years of clinical experience providing psychotherapy to college students.
Certifications/Licensures: Licensed Psychologist and Health Service Provider, State of Massachusetts; AGPA Certified Group Psychotherapist; ASCH Certified in Clinical Hypnosis; Certified Gestalt Therapist; Level II EMDR certified practitioner, Certified in Crisis Intervention and Crisis Management
Memberships: American Psychological Association; American Society of Clinical Hypnosis; American Group Psychotherapy Association
More about me: I speak Spanish, and enjoy cross-country skiing, hiking, and international travel.