2018 Association of Oncology Social Work 4 day Conference

2017   EMDR Chronic pain and stress 2 day seminar

2016   Postpartum relationship survival

2015   Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

2014   Yoga Psychotherapy and Mindfulness for Clinicians 

2011    EMDR level one certification, multi-day training

2010   Understanding Brain Chemistry and Change

2009   EFT training       

2008   Meditation and Mindfulness

2007    Postpartum Depression Conference training and speaker

2003    Divorce Busting: Solution Oriented and Brief Therapy   

~Individuation, Intimacy, and Equality in Today’s Marriage

2002     Starting and Maintaining a Successful Private Practice

~Postpartum Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment                                    

~ Shaken Baby Syndrome

2000     Art and Play Therapy with Children in Crisis                 

~Techniques in Sandplay Therapy

1999     Licensed Clinical Social Worker    

1998     Integrating the Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders       

~Nonviolent Crisis Intervention                                                          

~Clinical Supervision                                                              


~Assessment Training                                                                     

~Resistive Client

1997     Sexual Abuse:  Practical Approaches to Successful Healing

~Differential Assessment Using the Adolescent Self-Assessment                      

~Assessment Profile                                                                           

~Gestalt Therapy for Substance Abuse Counselors                              

~Dual Diagnosis and the Influence on Brain Chemistry                        

~Assessment using ASAM-PPC2, CIWA, SOCRATES


1996     MSW School Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago   Jane Adams School of Social Work

1991      B.A. Psychology, Northern Illinois University


Current     National Association for Social Workers

Current     Postpartum Support International                                                                          

Current     Association of Oncology Social Work