BA from Harvard University; MFA from Columbia University; MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work; licensed as LCSW in New York State
Postgraduate Certificates in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center, New York, NY, Certification from the EMDR Insitute and Trauma Recovery from the Sensorimotor Institute, Boulder, CO.
Consultant, learning development specialist and trainer for Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging where I've developed and facilitated trainings on stress management, geriatric mental health, compassion fatigue and engagement with clients. Other clients have included the Harvard Center for Public Interest Careers, Harlem Children's Zone and the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry.
Former career as writer and copywriter, both on staff and freelance. Member of the Freelancers Union.
Published poetry and articles on creativity. Facilitated poetry workshops for a wide range of health professionals and client populations.