Education and Training

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Analyst Member, Psychoanalyst, C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, Analytic Training Program 2005-2011. Advanced training leading to certification as a Jungian psychoanalyst.

Psychologist License, #PSY15318, California, 1997. Licensed clinical psychologist.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Training, Kaiser Permanente, Fremont, CA, 1996-1997.

Family practice medical/psychiatric concerns. Brief therapy, adults, children and adolescents.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Training, Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, 1995-1997. Long-term psychotherapy, trauma, severe mental illness, dual diagnosis.

Pre-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Internship, Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, 1994-1995. Long-term psychotherapy, trauma, neuropsychology, behavioral medicine, severe mental illness, dual diagnosis.

University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Ph.D., Clinical-Community Psychology

Dissertation: Psychoneuroimmunology: “Expression of Negative and Positive Events

through Writing: Implications for Health and Psychotherapy.”

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

B.A., Psychology; Minor: Religious Studies

Summa cum laude

Honors—Psychology

Honors Thesis: “Psychosocial Predictors of AIDS Prevention and Fear”

AWARDS

Tenure, Full Professor

Dorothy Stang Faculty Scholar, Dorothy Stang Center for Social Justice and Community

Engagement, Notre Dame de Namur University

Notre Dame de Namur University, Ten Year Service Recognition Award

Notre Dame de Namur University, Five Year Service Recognition Award

Gronowski Outstanding Faculty of the Year, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

Summa cum laude, Distinguished Academic Achievement, University of Missouri