Curriculum Vitae & Credentials

Here is information on my education, training and credentials:

1980 Academy of Performing Arts/Atlantic Foundation for the Performing Arts, Dance Major, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1983-1984 Judge Baker Children’s Center – Harvard Medical School Affiliate, Boston, MA  Undergraduate worker with youth with serious mental illness, Manville School after-school program

1985 Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, MA, an academic affiliate of Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry (now Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center), Undergraduate worker for treatment with those with serious mental illness, adult in-patient unit 

1986 Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, Psychology Major, Magna Cum Laude

1994 Doctor of Psychology Degree in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University, Ft.Lauderdale, FL, a research based doctoral program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association

1992-1993:  2000 hours of Clinical Psychology internship at The Bradley Center at St. Francis Emory HealthCare, Columbus, Georgia, an American Psychological Association accredited clinical internship.  Adult and child, in-patient and out-patient departments  

1994 to Current, Licensed Psychologist in the State of North Carolina (NC# 2135)  

1983-2005 Employment in private psychiatric hospitals, medical-surgical hospital psychiatric units, public mental health centers (in-patient and out-patient), residential youth facility, therapeutic after-school, university based mental health clinics, and small group practice.  

2002 to Present, Self-Employed Private Practice, working successfully with children, adolescents, and adults from nearly all walks of life and with many different problems and client goals. 

Long-time current member of the Mecklenburg Psychological Association and a former long-time member of these organizations:  North Carolina Psychological Association, the North Carolina Psychoanalytic Society, and the American Academy of Psychotherapists.  

2016-2020 completed 360 hours of training in Gestalt Therapy practices at the Appalachian Gestalt Training Institute (AGTI) in Asheville/Black Mountain, North Carolina 

2021-2023 Gestalt Therapy training at Istituto Di Gestalt HCC Italy, Post Graduate School of Gestalt Psychotherapy (On Line Training)

Certified member of PSYPACT, a Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact of Licensed Psychologists: Credentialed to provide psychological services by Telehealth to clients across nearly 40 state lines.  If you live outside of North Carolina and wish to receive services by Telehealth, please visit the PsyPACT web-site to check your state’s participation by going here:  psypactmap    If your state is participating, I can provide Telehealth services to you in your home state.

Please click on the Consultation and Supervision tab if you are interested in those services! 

If you are ready to get started, please call me at 704-776-6438.  If it is after 6pm or on a Sunday, please email your inquiry to  I will contact you on the next business day. 

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