University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

School of Social Work
D.S.W. in Social Work (August 1993)
Coursework: Family and Child Clinical Practice

M.S.W. in Social Work (May 1988)
Coursework: Family and Child Clinical Practice

Graduate School of Education
M.S. in Psychological Services in Education (August 1984)
Coursework: Clinical Practice with Children

Rosemont College

Rosemont, PA

B.A. Psychology (May 1983)
Honors: Graduated Cum Laude

Clinical Experience

Private Practice

Newtown, PA
2002 - Present

Provide psychotherapy for adult individuals, children, and families in a private practice. Presenting problems of patients including a variety of anxiety and mood disorders.

Court Conciliation and Evaluation Service

Newtown, PA
2002 - Present

Child Custody Evaluation and Mediator
Provide conciliation and custody evaluation services for court-referred families. Provide conciliation for separated and divorced parents in the process of making custody and visitation decisions regarding their children. A custody evaluation report is provided to the Bucks County Court along with the agreed upon parenting plan or specific recommendations for children's custody and visitation.

Alpa Center for Divorce Mediation

Doylestown, PA
2005 - 2007

Child Custody Mediator
Assist divorcing parents in formulating a parenting agreement that addresses their schedules and important co-parenting matters.

Holy Family University

Newton, PA
2004 - 2007

Adjunct Professor
Teach graduate and undergraduate psychology courses in family counseling theories, counseling children and adolescents, counseling practicum seminar, human development, general psychology, and addictions.

Hall-Mercer at Pennsylvania Hospital

Philadelphia, PA
1995 - 2002

Child and Family Therapist
Provided psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and their families in outpatient hospital setting. Treated children and adolescents, who presented with a variety of emotional, social, and behavioral disorders.