Clinical Background

B.A. Social Work, University of New Hampshire, 1981
M.S.W. Boston University, School of Social Work, 1985
Advanced Certificate, Adolescent and Psychotherapy, Boston University, 1996

Certificate in Trauma Response, Child and Family Services, New Bedford, MA

Over 30 years Social Work Experience

Expertise in the following areas:

  • Trauma – sexual, physical, emotional abuse and domestic violence
  • Grief and loss
  • Adolescent issues
  • Child play therapy
  • Depression, anxiety or panic
  • Relationships
  • Adult Children of alcoholics/codependency/dysfunctional families
  • Work/Career issues
  • Self–esteem

Treatment Approaches

  • Cognitive behavioral
  • Problem-solving
  • Psychodynamic
  • Child play therapy/psychoeducational therapy
  • Family systems