Student: Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from U.C.L.A. (1989) Volunteered with developmentally delayed kids
Youth Worker: Masters in Christian Leadership from Fuller Seminary. (2000) Served youth and families in Austria and Hungary, Michigan and Sacramento including in cross-cultural and urban settings for 20 plus years
Wife/Mom : Unofficial degrees in trials and triumphs, nurturing, education, challenges, joys and adventures. A work in progress
Counselor: Masters in Counseling Psychology from University of San Francisco. (2006) Five years serving families in the San Juan School District through the White House Counseling Center, two and a half years with Community Counseling Associates in Sacramento and over two years in private practice. Also a co-facilitator for The Significant Marriage (www.thesignificantmarriage.com)
Member: California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, California Association for Play Therapy, The GreenHouse Board of Directors (a local non-profit serving low-income families in the Gardenland/Northgate neighborhood of Sacramento
Me: I enjoy time with my family, biking, hiking, swimming, skiing – just about anything outdoors, plus learning about and experiencing other cultures, friends near and far, reading and ice cream!!