Yeshiva University, N.Y. B.A.
New York University, N.Y. M.A.
New York University, N.Y. Ph.D. with honors.

Post Doctoral Training

Post Doctoral Internship Santa Cruz County Mental Health Inpatient and Outpatient Psychology Intern.

Work Experience

Psychological Research Assistant Psychology Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.  Counselor Dean Of Students Office, Lehman College, City University of New York.Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice: Individual, group, and couple psychotherapy.Board of Psychology Oral Examiner of Ph.D. license Candidates.  “Relationship Matters” Columnist for Santa Cruz Sentinel newspaper.

Group Therapy Experience

Co-Leader of Couples Groups, Santa Cruz County Outpatient mental Health Unit. Group facilitator for Santa Cruz Dominican Hospital Rheumatoid Disease Units Group Facilitator for several groups including religious communities. Senecal Sisters in Carmichael, CA.  Conducted weekly group sessions for Breast Cancer Patients.Group facilitator for Santa Cruz Dominican Hospital Emergency Room staff.  Conducted a Nurses Support Group for Santa Cruz Dominican Hospital.Facilitated Back Pain Support Group. Conducted Women’s Growth Group – Private Practice.

Licenses and Certificates

Certified Alzheimer and other Dementias Treating Specialist

Post Doctoral training in Group Therapy, Western Institute of Group and Family Therapy, Watsonville, CA.

Continuing education credits in a variety of psychological areas: Client Centered, Transactional Analysis, Gestalt, Co-Dependence, Rational Emotive Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Couple Therapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, Quantum Psychology, Scientifically Based Marital Therapy, and Enneagram typing system.

Counselor and Acting Supervisor of Counseling Rehabilitation Education Center, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.

California Licensed Psychologist #PSY 4707  Licensed Community College Counselor.  Licensed Instructor on Psychology at California Community College.  Certified by The National Register as a Health Services Provider in Psychology.  Licensed therapist in Co-dependence treatment.  Licensed Imago Relationship Therapist. (Couple Therapy)


Founders Day Honors Award for Ph.D. studies. Leadership award in Breast Cancer Counseling.

Professional Affiliations

Member of the American Psychological AssociationMember of Monterey Bay Psychological Association.

Member of the California State Psychological Association.

Member of the American Group Psychotherapy Association.  Member of the Psychiatry/Psychology Department Santa Cruz Dominican Hospital. Vice -Chairman of Psychiatry/Psychology Department Santa Cruz Dominican Hospital.  Member of the Association for Imago Relationship Therapists.  Member of Enneagram Teacher’s Association. Member of Collaborative Law Group of Santa Cruz.