For a complete description of my education and training, please download my CV.


PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium
Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) and Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.
Emphasis of study: Evidence based treatments utilizing a biopsychosocial model.
Dissertation: “A Critical Analysis of the Existing Literature: Does an Insecure Attachment Style Increase the Risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?”

Boston University
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Boston MA

Predoctoral Internship

VA-Vanderbilt Psychology Internship Consortium
Vanderbilt Adult Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Short and long term care for adults, couples, families and groups in a community mental health care setting.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry, San Rafael, CA
Outpatient care for adults, children, families and groups in a managed care setting with focus on briefer interventions.

Sample of Additional Trainings

Center for Deployment Psychology
Addressing the Psychological Health of Warriors and their Families, Sacramento, CA.
Intensive training in Prolonged Exposure for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in both military and civilian populations.

Domar Center, Boston IVF
Waltham, MA
Mind/Body for Infertility Professional Training
Psychological interventions to assist individuals challenged with issues of infertility

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center
Trauma Focused- CBT (TF-CBT) for Children
Empirically supported treatment for children and families following trauma

National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA
Residential and outpatient assessment and treatment for veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center
TALK Line Family Support Center, San Francisco, CA
Adult, family and child psychological intervention for the prevention of individual and familial stress and conflict

UCSF AIDS Health Project
San Francisco, CA
Psychological intervention around risk management, disclosure and adjustment to diagnosis