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Education and Licensure:

License #PSY10707, California Board of Psychology, August 4, 1988.
Ph.D., Psychology, 1986, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky (APA-approved clinical psychology program).
Graduate fellowship, Summer 1982. NIMH trainee stipend, August 1981-May 1982.

Clinical Experience:

Private Practice 3/08-present:
San Rafael, California
Clinical consultation to licensed therapists.
Training for behavioral health organizations in topics related to diagnosis and treatment of adults with complex, co-occurring conditions.

Private Practice 8/87-3/08:
Corte Madera, California
Individual and family psychotherapy with adolescents and adults, specializing in treatment of survivors of child abuse and neglect.
Organizational consultation and assessment.
Clinical consultation to licensed therapists.

Prelicensure Training:

Marin Psychotherapy Institute, Mill Valley, California (9/86-8/87)
Veterans Administration and University of Kentucky Medical Centers, Lexington, Kentucky (APA-approved internship 10/84-9/85)
McGregor & Associates, Winchester, Kentucky (10/83-9/84)
Eastern State Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky (9/82-5/84)
Psychological Services Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky (8/80-4/84)

Administrative Experience:

Clinical Director 10/03-present:
Family Service Agency of Marin, San Rafael, California
Administrative and clinical responsibility for clinical programs with 50 clinical staff providing mental health and counseling services to over 6,000 individuals and families per year; oversight of intern training for over 30 therapists in training and staff development activities for interns and licensed staff; recipient of the 2009 School and Agency Award by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.

Director 1/01-9/03:
Clinical Director 6/00-12/00:

TALK Line Family Support Center, San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center, San Francisco, California
Administrative and clinical responsibility for six mental health and social services programs with forty clinical and paraprofessional staff providing services to high-risk, low-income families.

Director of Doctoral Studies 9/93-8/97:
Community Institute for Psychotherapy, San Rafael, California
Administrative and clinical responsibility for predoctoral intern training program; individual supervision to five predoctoral trainees.

Evaluation Services Coordinator 6/86-12/87:
Learning Center, Dominican College, San Rafael, California
Training and supervision of professional staff conducting educational evaluations of children and adults.
Consultation with families regarding specific educational problems and/or learning disabilities.

Supervision and Teaching Experience:

Clinical Supervisor, Consultant and Trainer:
Numerous government and nonprofit mental health agencies in San Francisco Bay Area (1989-present)
TALK Line Family Support Center, San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center, San Francisco, California (10/92-5/00)
Wright Institute, Berkeley, California (9/99-8/00)
Community Institute for Psychotherapy, San Rafael, California (9/89-6/99)
California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California (7/90-7/93)

Adjunct Faculty 9/12-12/12:
Alliant International University, California School of Forensic Studies, San Francisco
Psychodynamic and Interpersonal Therapies course.

Adjunct Faculty 8/98-8/00:
Dominican College, San Rafael, California
Undergraduate psychology courses, including Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, Counseling & Communication.

Private Practice 9/91-9/02:
Corte Madera, California
Employment and supervision of predoctoral and postdoctoral psychological assistants and marriage & family therapy interns.

Instructor 6/84-5/85:
Graduate Assistant 1/82-12/82:
Teaching Assistant 8/79-5/81:

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Psychology of Adjustment; Theories of Personality.
Supervision of first-year graduate students in psychological assessment.
Statistical Inference (graduate level); Introduction to Psychology.

Publications:

“Entering the behavioral health field: A handbook for new clinicians,” in press, projected publication date May 2014.
The treatment of adults abused and neglected in childhood, unpublished manuscript, July 1992.
Survivors of child maltreatment: Diagnostic formulation and therapeutic process. Psychotherapy, vol. 28, pp. 67-75, 1991.

Other Professional Activities:

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program, Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis North, San Francisco, CA, December 1997-June 2000.
Coordinator, Education in the Workplace Program 9/97-2/99:
Community Institute for Psychotherapy, San Rafael, California
Administrative responsibility for coordinating a program of presentations on psychological issues for employees in business environments.
Managing Change in your Business or Work Life, Marin Sunrise Rotary, Corte Madera, California, 2/18/98.
Transitional Objects and Dissociative Phenomena in Adult Psychotherapy: Learning to Use Blankets and Teddy Bears, Seminar for Mental Health Professionals, Community Institute for Psychotherapy, San Rafael, California, 10/7/95.
Clinical Treatment Strategies with Borderline & Narcissistic Clients: A Masterson/Control Mastery Dialogue, Workshop sponsored by Marin County Chapter of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, San Rafael, California, 4/3/93.
A Theory-based Treatment Approach for Survivors of Child Abuse and Neglect, American Psychological Association, 99th Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, 8/19/91.
Survivors of Child Abuse & Neglect: Diagnosis & Treatment from a Control-Mastery Perspective, San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group Colloquium Series, 1990-1992.

Professional Memberships:

San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group
Marin County Psychological Association, President 1999, Board Member 1998-2000
Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
California Psychological Association
American Psychological Association