My Background

California State License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), CA LCS 25839

The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BA, Bachelor of Arts

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
MFA, Masters of Fine Arts

The Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA
MSW, Masters in Clinical Social Work

Additional Training:
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), The EMDR Institute
Hakomi Method for Individuals and Couples
The Couples Institute
Advanced Training in Hypnosis, The Milton H. Erickson Institute of the Bay Area
Advanced Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) for Individuals and Couples

Ergos Institute of Somatic Experiencing

Awards & Publications:

The Elizabeth Hadley Award for Excellence in Treatment for Childhood Trauma (2003)
The National Times of Taiwan, Interview with His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama, Dharamsala, India (2000)
BDA Gold Award, Channel 5, London (1997)
BDA Bronze Award, Fx, Los Angeles (1996)
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Fellowship in Museum Curatorship, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles (1993)

Professional Associations & Memberships:
Advanced Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
The EMDR Institute
Member, MHEBA,The Milton H. Erickson Institute of the Bay Area
Member, CSCS, California Society for Clinical Social Work

Volunteer, Clinician A Home Within, San Francisco Chapter


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