Accredited by the International Association for Analytical Psychology, I received my Diploma in Analytical Psychology from the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. In addition to earning a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work, mypost-graduatetrainingincludescomprehensiveeducationattheC.G.JungInstitute of Philadelphia, certification in E.M.D.R. through the Child Trauma Institute, and Motivational Interviewing. I am currently the president of the C.G. Jung Institute of Philadelphia which provides public seminar programs and clinical training that leads to certification as a Jungian Analyst. I maintain a private practice in Virginia Beach, VA. In addition, I have lectured extensively and presented numerous residential programs nationally. I have worked as a psychiatric social worker serving an inpatient psychiatric hospital population as well as a medical social worker at a level four trauma unit in an inner city hospital.
I use a psychoanalytic approach to work with individuals and couples that addresses the deep unconscious factors which contribute to suffering and symptoms. My areas of specialty include:•Trauma and PTSD•Personality Disorders•Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Questioning, Issues [I am a member of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)] •Addictions•Divorce & Relationship Difficulties•Depression•Anxiety•Sexual Issues•Spiritual Development•Midlife Crises
Select List of Presentations, Workshops & Retreats
•Spiritual Alchemy: The Conscious Re-Creation of Ourselves, C.G. Jung Society, Portland, OR•Approaching the Self Through the Body, Holston Area C. G. Jung Society, Johnson City, TN•Jung and the Kabbalah, CG Jung Society of Tidewater, Virginia Beach, VA•The Alchemical Kabbalah, Holston Area C. G. Jung Society, Johnson City, TN•Artistic Creativity and Habit: Getting Out of the Box, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA•The Secret Life Of Earth, Gatlinburg, TN•The Mysteries of Initiation, Association for Research and Enlightenment, Pacific Grove, CA•Kundalini: Awakening the Sacred Fire Within, Center for Spiritual Formation, Virginia Beach, VA•Kiss of Sophia: a way to the mystic Christ, United Metaphysical Chapels, Roanoke, VA•The Alchemical Sun and Moon: restoring the relationship between the inner self and the outer personality, Association for Research and Enlightenment, Virginia Beach VA•Good and Evil: Holding the Tensions of the Opposites, Association for Research and Enlightenment, Virginia Beach, VA•The Serpent and the Dove: Sacred Sexuality and the Redemption of Spirit in Relationships, Association for Research and Enlightenment, New York, NY•Mastering Non-Verbal Communication, Association for Research and Enlightenment, Virginia Beach, VA
“The Heart within the heart: An exploration of the healing power of the