EDUCATION

B.A. 1977 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
M. A., M.Ed. 1979 TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Department of Counseling Psychology
M.A. 1980 HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, Department of Psychology
Ph.D 1984 HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, Clinical and School Psychology

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

  New York State Regents Scholarship
  National Merit Commended Student

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1985-present PRIVATE PRACTICE - Work with persons with a wide range of diagnoses including post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, persons with a family history of alcohol or drug abuse, and children and adolescents.
1998-2003 STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST - Jenny Jones Show -
Warner Bros. Provide advice, follow-up counseling and aftercare referrals for guests of the program.
1992-1999 TALK SHOW HOST - Manhattan Cablevision - Interview guests on a weekly show and speak on a variety of topics related to psychology.
1992 DAYNET GUEST HOST - A Nationally syndicated live call-in psychology radio show.
1990-1992 WGBB RADIO -Provide call-in interview guests on a live weekly psychology program.
1988-1991 NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST - Central General Hospital - Perform psychological evaluations and assessments on patients undergoing detoxification for drug and alcohol dependency. Duties included short- term counseling, crisis intervention and consultation with treatment team.
1987-1991 PSYCHOLOGIST - Behavioral Stress Center - Conduct Individual, family, and marital psychotherapy
1983-1986 STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST - BOCES III, Dix Hills, NY Perform psychological testing, counseling, and serve as a consultant to teachers in arranging behavior management programs.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

1998-2002 New York State Psychological Association: Co-Chair,
Public Education Committee
1993-1994 New York State Psychological Association:President,
Division of Woman's Issues
1989-1991 Nassau County Psychological Association:Executive
Board Member
1988-1997 New York State Psychological Association:Executive
Board, Division of Woman's Issues

PAST POSITIONS

1979 REHABILITATION COUNSELOR - Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, New York, NY
1978 CREW CHEIF - Mayor's Office for the Handicapped, New York, NY

INTERNSHIPS

7/81-6/82 S.E. NASSAU GUADANCE CENTER, Seaford, NY
9/80-6/81 MIDDLE COUNTRY SCHOOL DISTRICT,
Centereach, NY
9/80-1/81 CENTRAL ISLIP STATE HOSPITAL, Islip, NY
9/79-5/83 TEACHERS COLLEGE, Columbia University, NY

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1985-1989 NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Uniondale, LI
Adult Education for Continuing Education Training
1981 HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, Hampstead, LI
Teaching Assistant
1976 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York, NY
Undergraduate teaching

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

Rational Emotive Therapy Content Acquisition
as a Function of Emotional Adjustment

PUBLICATIONS

1982-Present Presented papers on a wide variety of topics at professional conferences.
1986-1989 Long Island Parent - Wrote monthly column entitled "Psychologically Speaking"
1985-1988 North Shore Women's Newspaper - Published monthly articles on topics of interest to women.
1985-1987 Parent Connections - Feature writer on issues pertaining to child rearing

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