I received a B.A. in psychology and a B.A. in sociology from Michigan State University.  I earned my M.A. and Psy.D. from Illinois School of Professional Psychology where I graduated with honors.  My internship was at Forest Hospital in Des Plaines, IL,  a free-standing progressive psychiatric hospital where I received training in Marriage and Family Therapy.  My post-doctoral training included intensive outpatient work with the eating disorders population.

I am also a certified T.E.A.M. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by The Feeling Good Institute founded by Dr David Burns, author of several book, notably the book “Feeling Good”

Cognitive behavioral therapy have been ground breaking in the psychological field and is considered the treatment of choice for many patients because of it’s documented success T.E.A.M. CBT is a specialized approach with a myriad of tools and skills.  More info can be found at