About Me

I’ve been a practicing Marriage and Family Therapist since 1978, the year I graduated from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida, with an MS in Marriage and Family Therapy. I am a Washington State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (1555) as well as a Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist. Other credentials include: Retired Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT); Certified Enneagram Teacher; graduate of The Gestalt Institute of Miami; and BFA in Theater from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I have advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Sex Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy and hypnosis. I’m well-versed in 12 Step Work and ACOA issues.