Summary of My Background and Training:


  • MSW (Masters of Social Work), Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, CO 1983
  • BA (Bachelor's of Arts), Psychology major /Philosophy minor, Brooklyn College, NY 1974


  • DCSW; Diplomat of Clinical Social Work, NASW 1988-Present
  • LCSW; Colorado Licensed Clinical Social Worker # 989018, 1985-present
  • ACSW; Academy of Certified Social Workers, NASW 1985-present


  • Mental Health Center of Boulder County, Longmont Colorado, outpatient psychotherapist 1981-82
  • Boulder Valley Schools, Boulder CO, school social worker 1980-81


  • Private Practice, Boulder Colorado 1987-present
  • Mental Health Center of Boulder County, outpatient psychotherapist, Longmont Colorado 1983-87
  • Boulder County Department of Social Services, child protection caseworker, intake team 1983
  • Weld County Sherrif's Department, Weld County, CO, inmate corrections placement counselor 1980
  • Association for Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA, membership services 1979-80
  • Relaxation Project, Boulder, CO, stress management consultant/trainer, 1978-79
  • Free Lance Drummer, musician's union, local 802, NYC 1968-75


  • Citizen's Review Panel, Boulder County Commissioner's appointee1997-present, Chairperson, 2000-2011
  • Interface, Boulder organization for clergy & psychotherapists, Adminstrator, webmaster, program committee chair, 1985-present.
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Colorado Chapter board president elect, 2003-04; president 2004-05. 3 term Boulder County Representative/State Board Member 1986-88; 1991-93; 1993-95; Boulder NASW Private Practice Network, founder, 1985, 2003 -present; Boulder County Social Worker of the Year award, 3/2002.
  • Anxiety Disorder Association of America (ADAA). 2001-2010.
  • MaleSurvivor: The National Organization against Male Sexual Victimization, 1992-present.
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) 2006-present
  • American Psychotherapy & Medical Hypnosis Association (APMHA) 2005-present.
  • BCAP, Boulder County AIDS Project, pro bono therapist 1987-present; client services advisory board, 1992-93.
  • Mental Health Association, Denver, Volunteer, speaker's bureau presenter 1998-present.
  • Critical Incident Debriefing provider, Crisis Care Mangement, Inc. 2000-present.
  • Grief Counselors Network, 2003- present. founder.
  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA), member 2003- present.
  • Human Services, Inc.(HSI) Counseling Services Advisary Board 1994-95.
  • CATP, Colorado Association for Transpersonal Psychology, founder/director, 1981-1983.
  • Ontological Society, Brooklyn College Club President, 1972-1973.
  • WillowBrook HOA, President 2004 to present; board member 1992-93; architectural committee 1992-present.
  • Recycling Boulder Ecocycle Block Leader 2002-2007.

Other Professional Training/Experiences:

  • Grief Counseling
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Critical Incident Debriefing (Crisis Care Management Inc.)
  • Eye Movement Desensitation Reprocessing, (EMDR), trauma therapy
  • Children Play Therapy
  • Hypnotherapy (Milton Erickson Foundation, other schools)
  • Couples & Family Therapy (Satir, Haley, Madanes, Minuchin,Whitaker, others)
  • Body Centered Psychotherapy (Ron Kurtz/Hakomi)
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Grinder/Bandler, others)
  • Theravadin Buddhist psychology & meditation, USA, Asia
  • Transpersonal/Existential Psychology

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