Education and Clinical Training


  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology (1989) from the University of Toronto in ¬†Toronto, Canada.
  • Ph.D., in Clinical Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 1996. Double Specialization in Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychology. Emphasis on training in cognitive-behavioral therapy; attachment theory; psychological testing.
  • EMDR Basic Training (equivalent of EMDR I & II), July 2015,¬† taught by Regional EMDR Institute Trainer, Janet Wright, LCSW.
  • EMDR certified – Advanced Level Training with individual and group supervision, including review of videotapes of sessions (2017).


  • Doctoral training in the treatment of anxiety disorders at the Anxiety Disorders Clinic, St. Paul, MN
  • Doctoral training in family and child assessment and therapy at the Wilder Clinic in Minneapolis, MN
  • Doctoral training in Neuropsychology at the Neuropsychology Clinic in Minneapolis, MN
  • Doctoral training: Victoria Hospital and the Children’s Hospital in London, Ontario, Canada
  • Post-doctoral training: the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Post-doctoral training: Counselling Clinic at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Post-doctoral training: Day Treatment Program at the University of Tennessee-Medical School in Memphis, TN
  • Post-doctoral training: Neuropsychology Clinic at the University of Denver, Denver, CO (2004)
  • Poudre Valley Hospital inpatient adult unit, inpatient adolescent unit, and consultation on medical floors (2000 – 2012).
  • Private Practice (since 2010).

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