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Psychological Assessments & Holistic Treatment Methods

I specialize in the assessment and treatment of ADHD, PTSD, Depressive, and Anxiety Disorders, and I utilize mindfulness meditation instruction and self-hypnosis training in the reduction and elimination of major symptoms of anxiety, depression, and ADHD.

Professional Experience:

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

1991-1992-APA approved Postdoctoral Fellowship; Kaiser Permanente Hospital Outpatient Clinic, Martinez, CA

Consulting Psychologist

1992-1996; Consulting Psychologist Jewell School, Jewell, OR

Psychiatric Disability Examiner

1995-2017; Senior Psychiatric Disability Evaluator, Veteran's Administration, Portland, OR

Private Family Practice

1993-Present; Private family Clinical Psychology practice

Highest Degree Earned: Ph.D.
Discipline: Clinical Psychology


B.A. in Psychobiology- Humboldt State University, 1983
M.A. in Counseling Psychology- Humboldt State University, 1987
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology- California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley, 1991


APA Pre-doctoral Internship, St. John's Hospital Child Study Center, Santa Monica, CA with an emphasis in play and family therapy


Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center- Martinez, CA, with a special focus in short-term, solution-focused therapy


1992-1996, Consulting Psychologist, Jewell School (K-12), Clatsop County, OR. 1995-2017, Veteran's Administration disability examiner


Private family practice, performing individual, Couples Family Therapy, ADHD and Learning Disability Evaluations, Personality, and PTSD Assessments