Educational Background:

M.S., 1996 University of Texas at Tyler
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology specialization
Tyler, Texas
Internship/practicum (approx. 600 hours)
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
Family Practice
Tyler, Texas
Supervisors: Carol Grothues, Ph.D. and Peter DeWitt, MD.
B.A., 1979 Stephens College
Columbia, Missouri
Senior Project: Documentary: Wyoming 10,000 B.C.

License and Affiliations:

Licensed Professional Counselor, #17376
Licensed Psychological Associate, retired
American Psychological Association, member
American Counseling Association, member
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing International Association, member

Clinical Experience:

September 2001 –
Individual Private PracticeFort Worth, Texas. Provide academic assessment of children and adolescents referred with possible learning deficits. Provide personality and clinical testing and assessment for adults. Provide individual counseling for adolescents and adults.
October 1998 –
ConsultantGateway School; Arlington, Texas. Provide academic assessment of children and adolescents referred with possible learning deficits. Provide teacher training and created individual education plans for students attending Gateway School. Implement social skills groups and brief counseling intervention programs at the school. Director, Harriet Walber.
September 1998 –
August 2001
Private PracticeFort Worth Psychological Association; Fort Worth, Texas. Provided psychological assessment and treatment of a wide spectrum of disorders. Administered testing to assess learning deficits, academic dysfunction and dementia for Texas Rehabilitation Commission and child custody referrals. Provided individual counseling and parenting skills training groups. Director, Swen Helge, PhD.
September 1996 –
August 1997
CounselorUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler; Family Practice, Bariatric Clinic, Tyler, Texas. Provided individual testing, assessment and facilitated group counseling for adults and adolescents referred by the Bariatric Clinic. Director, Carol Grothues, PhD. and Peter DeWitt, MD.

Volunteer Experience:

March 2007 –
Opening Doors for Women in NeedComo, Fort Worth, Texas. Provided weekly group and individual counseling for women in crisis. The focus of this group counseling was anger management, increased problem solving skills and crisis resolution. Director, Sandra Stanely.