Experience and Qualifications
have worked as a life coach, psychotherapist,
and educator. For the past six years, I have specialized in
relationships: helping couples improve communication, intimacy, and
sex. I also have extensive experience in helping people recover from
For 24 years I worked as a licensed mental health
counselor helping individuals and
couples. I also provided EAP services and supervised counselor interns
As a college instructor at the University of South
Florida (USF) I taught graduate-level counseling
undergraduate ethics courses.
I believe in giving back to the community through
voluteer service. I have
served on the boards of professional counseling associations and
a variety of community charitable organizations. From 1999 to 2000 I
was President of the
Florida Mental Health
Counseling Association (FMHCA). Currently I serve on the board of
directors of The Bridge Tampa, a
non-profit educational organization committed to the creation of a more
I completed my education at the University of
South Florida, where I earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education, an M.A.
in Rehabilitation Counseling, and
a B.A. in Psychology.