I've practiced since 1985 as a psychotherapist in hospitals, clinics, and privately. Now in private practice exclusively, most of my current work is with individual adults. I also enjoy working with young adults, couples, and children.


LMHC - Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Washington State.

R-DMT - Registered Dance-Movement Therapist (Board Eligible), American Dance Therapy Association.

CMA - Certified Laban Movement Analyst, Laban-Bartenieff Institute of                    Movement Studies, NYC.

FACULTY- Circles of Four Post-Graduate Program, teaching The Discipline of Authentic Movement.

Formal Education

PhD Candidate - Depth Psychology with Emphasis in Psychotherapy, Pacifica Graduate Institute, CA.

MCAT - Masters in Creative Arts Therapy with Specialization in Dance/Movement Psychotherapy, Hahnemann University, PA.

BA - Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, with minors in Psychology and Religion, Gordon College, MA.

CMA - Certified Movement Analyst, Laban-Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies, NYC.

Other Training of Note


Jungian Psychotherapy Training for Professionals: North Pacifica Institute for Analytical Psychology, WA.


Authentic Movement: Janet Adler, Tina Stromsted, Joan Chodorow, and The Authentic Movement Institute, CA.


Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Marsha Linehan and Behavioral Tech., LLC., WA.


Spiritual Dance and Walk: Narayan Waldman and The International Network for the Dances of Universal Peace.


Body-Centered Transformation: Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks, The Hendricks' Institute, CA


Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals: The Laban-Bartenieff Institute, NYC and Integrated Movement Studies, CA.


Professional Experience


My professional career spans clinically diverse settings and populations. Since completing my master's degree in the mid-eighties, I have worked in private practice, mental health clinics, military settings, and schools.


American Dance Therapy Association

Laban-Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies

United States Association for Body Psychotherapy

Seattle Jungian Psychotherapist's Association

International Expressive Arts Therapy Association

Washington Mental Health Counselor's Association

International Network for the Dances of Universal Peace

Sacred Dance Guild