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About Me

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in adults.  My private practice  is located in Middlebury, Vermont.  I have been a counselor since 1998 and a College Psychology Professor since 2003.

Masters in Psychology with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy from Antioch University Seattle

License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Nominated for Excellent Teacher at Vermont State Colleges

Professional Activities and Memberships
Clinical Member of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member of The New England Association for Play Therapy

College Teaching Experience
Abnormal Psychology
Adolescent Development
Child Development
Child Abuse and Neglect
Development of the Young Child 3-8
Educational Psychology
Health and Well-Being
Infant and Toddler Development
Interpersonal Communication
Introduction to Psychology
Theories and Practice of Counseling

Additional Training
Advances in the Clinical Applications of Mindfulness Practice (Germer)
All the Rage: Helping Adolescent Girls In Crisis (Strauss)
An Overview of Attachment Wounds (Heller)
Attachment Theory in Action (Hughes)
Behavioral Control or Internalization? Tips on Helping Kids to Self-Regulate Behaviors (Pelosi)
Being Mindful About the Brain: Examining the Neuro-developmental Impact of Trauma and Attachment Difficulties (Creeden)
Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain (Siegel)
Broken Bonds: Working with Attachment and Trauma (Fischer)
Catching up with Narrative Therapy: The Art of Gling Slowly with Intent (Carey)

Challenging Your Critical Inner Voice: An Introduction to Voice Therapy (Firestone)

Countertransference Issues in Trauma Working with the Traumatized Client Who Avoids Attachment (Muller)Creative Family Play Therapy Techniques (Lowenstein)
Don't Worry, Be Happy: Play Therapy with Anxious Children (Van Hoff)
Engaging the Traumatized Client who Avoids Closeness and Vulnerability (Muller)

Flexible Play Therapy in Trauma Treatment (Goodyear-Brown)
Growing Through Grief (Bush)
Hardwiring Happiness (Hanson)
Help with Negative Self-Talk (Andreas)
Lean on Me: Putting Attachment Theory into Action (Solomon)
Magic, Mischief and Imagination: Narrative Therapy on the Other Side of the Looking Glass (Epston)
Maternal Depression and Disrupted Attachment (Barnes)
Memory Reconsolidation: A Brain Research Advancement that Guides Clinical Breakthroughs and Unifies the Psychotherapy Field (Ecker)
Mindsight in Action: How to Create a Healthy Mind (Siegel) 
Neurofeedback: The New Brain Wave Technology (Fisher)
Neuropsychology: A Brain-Based Therapy Applying the Latest Developments in Neuropsychology to Everyday Practice (Ardon)
No Talk Therapy for Traumatized Children (Straus)
Rages, The Angry Brain and Fight for Survival (Stosny)
Relentless Hope: The Refusal to Grieve (Stark)
Rules of Marriage (Real)
Safe Conversations: From Conflict to Connection (Hendrix and Hunt)
The Legacy of Developmental Trauma: Treating Complex Trauma in Adolescents and Families (Straus)
The Science of Trust (Gottman)
The Transformative Nature of Grief and Bereavement (Berzoff)
Thinking About You Thinking About Me (Garcia Winner)
Transforming Inner Life: A Narrative Approach (White)
Undercurrents (Sells)
Undoing Aloneness: Strategies for Co-Regulation in Traumatized Adolescents (Straus and Denietolis)
What is a good question?  What is a good story?  (Epston)
When Depression and Marital Depression Intersect (Wittenborn)
Working with Difficult Adolescents from an Object Relations Perspective (Bliss)
Working with Resistance (Stark)

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