Training & Education

Certifications & Trainings

Internal Family Systems Therapy
Level 1 & Level 2 Trainings, Center for Self Leadership, 2010, 2011.
Core Energetics
(postgraduate year)
Institute of Core Energetics, 2004.
Core Energetics Certification
(4 year training)
Institute of Core Energetics, 2003.
Breath Therapy
(Advanced Certification)
Integration Concepts, 2003.
Eye Movement Desensitization
& Reprocessing
Level Two Certification and Advanced Training with Francine Shapiro, 2000.
Holotropic Breathwork Certification
Grof Transpersonal Training Program, 1998.
Heart Centered
Hypnotherapy Certification
The Wellness Institute, 1994.


New York University
School of Social Work
1992-1993, Masters of Social Work
  • Internship, Pequannock Valley Mental Health Center, Pompton Plains, NJ, 1992- 1993, Outpatient counseling with individuals, couples, and families
  • Internship, Mid-Bergen Community Mental Health Center, Paramus, NJ, 1992, Partial Hospitalization Program for the seriously mentally ill.
University of Leeds
Leeds, England
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
1975-1977, Bachelors of Arts
  • Magna Cum Laude in Mathematics
  • Recipient of the Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Memorial Scholarship
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1976
  • National Merit Scholar, 1975