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
University of Maryland School of Social Work; Baltimore, Maryland.
Providing instruction in family therapy, couple therapy and foundation courses.
January 1989 to present.
Providing family, couple and individual psychotherapy services.
November 1985 to present.
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
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
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)