Curriculum Vitae


1983: Bachelor of Science: Clinical Psychology, Cal State University, Sacramento

1985: Master of Science: Clinical Psychology (Hons), Cal State University, Sacramento

1986: Doctor of Philosophy: Clinical Psychology (Hons), Sierra University, Sacramento

2002: Advanced Training in Executive Coaching with Dr. Jeffery Auerbach, Collage of Executive Coaching, Ventura, California

Work Experience

1983-84: Easter Seals Society, Sacramento California – Counselor/Coach with head trauma patients helping them develop the attitudes and skills that support their best adaptation to their injuries.

1984-85: Kaplan Foundation, Citrus Heights California – Educator using techniques of behavioral psychological training to assist Autistic children develop their highest level of functioning.

1985-86: Aquarian Effort Alternative House (residential facility), Sacramento, California – Coach/Counselor to alcoholic and drug addicted clients, assisting them in developing the awareness, knowledge, skills and abilities to maintain a sober, productive and independent life.

1986-87: Starting Point Residential Hospital for Recovering Alcoholics/Addicts, Citrus Heights California – Family Therapist, Counselor and Coach, educating patients and their families about the behavioral patterns, emotional resources and skills necessary to maintain a healthy, drug and alcohol free lifestyle.

1987-Present: Full-time private practice as a psychological consultant, individual, couple and family therapist, and mental coach. Specialty: Helping my clients overcome depression and anxiety.


Two Legged Snakes: Understanding and Handling Manipulative People 2010 Simple Truth Publishing ISBN-10 098255141x

Viboras de Dos Patas: Como percibir y manejar personas manipuladoras 2012 Panorama Editorial, S.A. de C.V. ISBN-978-607-452-382-9

Talk shows I have appeared on include:
The Nina Del Rio Show – WLTW – NY
– Sallie Felton ‘A Fresh Start’ – Contact Talk Radio
On The Couch with Dr Michelle – LA Talk Radio
– The John Davita Show – WJJG – Chicago
– The Danny Lee Show – WFKX – Jackson TN
Conversations Live! Cyrus Web – Blogtalk Radio
– Teen Trends with Dave Cohen – LA Talk Radio (39) 0187.722.697