Current Position

  • Licensed Psychotherapist and Workshop Leader, Private Practice in Boulder, CO

Academic Background

  • Master of Social Work (MSW), Clinical Practice, Fordham University, 1990
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA), Fine Arts Photography, University of Colorado, 1978

Certification and Post-GraduateTraining

Professional Licensure

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), State of Colorado, 2009 – present
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), State of New Jersey, 1997 – present
  • Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW), National Association of Social Work (NASW), 1996 – present

Publications

Professional Presentations

  • “Recovering Vocal Presence after Sexual Trauma, 2017 Colorado Mental Health Practitioners Conference, Denver, CO, April 2017
  • “Recovering Vocal Presence after Sexual Trauma”, WINGS conference, Denver, CO, October, 2015
  • Introduction to E.V.E.: Essential Voice Expression. Boulder, CO, Fall 2013
  • “Your Medicine Song.” Boulder, CO, May, 2012
  • “Loving Presence in Psychotherapy: Self-Relations Theory and Practice”, 2003
  • “The Ascent/Descent Aspect of Beingness in Self-Relations Psychotherapy”, 2003
  • “Breath of the Goddess”, 2002
  • “Self Esteem for Mothers and Daughters”, 2001
  • “Embodying Goddess Archetypes for Healing and Growth”,  2000
  • “Body Image and Eating Disorders”, 2000

Women’s Retreats and Groups

  • “Nourishing the Feminine Spirit.” Columbine Unity Spiritual Center’s Women’s Retreat.  Allenspark, CO,     July, 2011
  • “MoonSong: a SpiritSong Circle for Women.”  Boulder, CO, 2010 – present; Saddle River, NJ 2006 – 2009
  • “On the Wings of the Muse: From Inspiration to Creation.”  Sheffield, MA, 2009
  • “Earth My Body: The Pulse of the Sacred Mother.” Sheffield, MA, 2008
  • “Soul Fires: Kindling Our Creative Voices.” Sheffield, MA, 2007
  • “Women’s Water Mysteries: the Tides that Transform Us.”  Sheffield, MA, 2006
  • “Dreams of the Daughters: Reclaiming our Vision” Sheffield, MA 2005
  • “Drinking from the Well: Recovering Feminine Wisdoms”, Sheffield, MA, 2004; Woodstock, NY 2003
  • “Treasures of the Three-Fold Feminine.”  Ridgewood, NJ and Guilford, CT, 2002
  • “Hidden Treasures of the Dark Goddess.” Ridgewood, NJ and Guilford, CT, 2001
  • “Cakes for the Queen of Heaven.” Ridgewood NJ Unitarian Society, 1996 – 1997
  • “Rise Up and Call Her Name.” Ridgewood, NJ Unitarian Society, 1994 – 1995

Past Related Work Experience

  • Psychotherapist in Private Practice, Saddle River, NJ and Ridgewood, NJ, 1999 to 2009
  • Psychotherapist and Educator , Center for Health and Counseling Services, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey 1996 – 2000
  • Individual and Family Psychotherapist, Family Counseling Services, Children’s Aid and Family Services, Ridgewood, New Jersey 1992 – 1996
  • Outpatient Psychotherapist, Bergen Regional Counseling Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 1991 – 1992
  • Clinical Social Worker/ Legal Advocate, Alternatives to Domestic Violence, Hackensack, New Jersey 1984 – 1990