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Curriculum Vitae


MSW, University of Maryland School of Social Work; Baltimore, Maryland. May 1983.

MS in Education, Hofstra University; Hempstead, New York. January 1976.

BS, Psychology, State University College at Cortland; Cortland, New York. June 1974.



Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C), Granted November 1985

Permanent Certification in Education, New York State, Granted January 1976



Adjunct Instructor

University of Maryland School of Social Work; Baltimore, Maryland.

Providing instruction in family therapy, couple therapy and foundation courses.

January 1989 to present.


Professional Experience

Private Practice

Providing family, couple and individual psychotherapy services.

November 1985 to present.


Clinical Consultation

Currently providing individual clinical consultation, supervision and training within a family systems context.


Founding Director, Eating Disorder Consortium of Baltimore

Provided comprehensive outpatient care in concert with a group of independent clinicians who possess eating disorder expertise.

October 2006 to July 2009


Family Therapy Consultant

Center for Eating Disorders, Saint Joseph Medical Center; Towson, Maryland.

Provided family therapy training and consultation to the inpatient clinical staff.

December 1996 to November 2005

Clinical Consultant

Dundalk Youth Service Center; Dundalk, Maryland.

Provided clinical consultation and training to clinical staff of family service agency.

October 1997 to October 2002

Chief of Psychiatric Social Work

North Arundel Hospital; Glen Burnie, Maryland.

Supervised and coordinated psychiatric social work services (inpatient and emergency services).

April 1990 to September 1994


Clinical Social Worker

Department of Psychiatry, Sinai Hospital; Baltimore, Maryland.

Provided individual, family and group psychotherapy services.

Provided field instruction for the University of Maryland School of Social Work.

April 1984 to April 1990


Counseling and Program Development

Eastside Occupational and Training Center; Essex, Maryland.

Provided short-term counseling and clinical assessments for dislocated workers in a job re-training program.

April 1983 to April 1984


Mental Health Counselor

Highland Psychiatric Unit; Baltimore, Maryland.

Provided individual, group and family counseling as part of an interdisciplinary team for psychiatric inpatients.

June 1979 to January 1983


Presentations and Workshops

Workshops and presentations to client, professional and community groups:

Ø  Family Assessment

Ø  Family Development

Ø  Opening Moves in Family Therapy

Ø  Resistance in Family Therapy: Turning Resistance into and Ally

Ø  Clinical Work with Stepfamilies

Ø  Adolescence and Family Work

Ø  Family Therapy in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Ø  Family Education and Eating Disorders

Ø  Couple Therapy and Assessment


Memberships and Committees

National Ethics Committe, NASW
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)



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