Education:

Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology – Argosy University – Sarasota, FL.  September 2001

  • Doctoral Dissertation Title: “The Traumatization of Hate Crimes upon Gay Men: Reconceptualizing Object Relations Theory as a Treatment Model.”

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology – Lesley University – Cambridge, MA.  May, 1986

Bachelor of Science in Human Services –  Lesley University – Cambridge, MA.  May, 1985 – Advanced Coursework completed in the Graduate School

Licensure and Clinical Certifications:

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) – State of Maine – License Number: CC1731

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) – State of Massachusetts – License Number:  5106

Diplomate and Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Substance Abuse and Co-occurring Disorders Counseling  (DCMHS)    –  American Mental Health Counselors Association    

Diplomate and Clinical Mental Health Specialists in Trauma Counseling (DCMHS) American Mental Heath Counselors Association

National Certified Counselor (NCC) National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. – Certification number:  35095              

Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC) National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. – Certification Number:  35095

Master Addictions Counselor (MAC) –National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. – Certification Number:  35095

Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) Center for Credentialing and Education – Certification Number:  324

Certified in Medical/Analytic Hypnosis (C.M.H) – American Psychotherapy and Medical Hypnosis Association – Certification Number: CMH # 514-239

Studies In Progress:

  • Certificate of Advanced Study in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy – Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies (Approved by the American Psychological Association)
  • Certificate in Grief Counseling – The American Institute of Health Care Professionals – American Academy of Grief Counseling

Professional and Clinical Memberships:

American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) – Clinical Member

American Psychological Association (APA) – Full Member

APA Division 29 Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy – Full Member

APA Division 39 Society of Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology – Full Member

American Psychotherapy and Medical Hypnosis Association (APMHA) Past President (2014 to 2016) and Current Board Member

Maine Mental Health Counselors Association (MMHCA) – Clinical Member

Graduate Counseling Psychology Internships

Boston City Hospital – Boston, MA

Counseling Services, Inc – Boston, MA